Despite local residents complaints of Eastern Electrics, the festival returned to Morden Park in London over the weekend for its’ third year. The two-day festival took a turn for the worse through the course of Saturday afternoon, leading up to the evening. Morden Police (local) confirmed four men were stabbed at the festival on Saturday.
What Went Down
According to the official statement released by the festival on Facebook, the victims were treated by their medical team before they were taken to the hospital.
A 24-year-old was attacked after 4 pm and was rushed to the hospital. Following that, a 27-year-old man was found wounded and transported to the A&E. Later on, at night, two more men were found. The paramedics took a 25-year-old man to the hospital after being found.
While none of the men had life-threatening injuries. A fourth man, an attendee age 45, was found stabbed just before the 10 o’clock hour hit.
Since the festival was heading to day two, Morden Police issued a Section 60 which means police officers are allowed to stop and search without suspicion. The order was in place until midnight that Sunday/Monday.
As of today, no suspect is in custody. This according to the official Twitter page of Morden Police. They are asking for the cooperation of those that attended that may have any information.