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A 14-year old boy who died following a serious incident in Hainault on Tuesday morning has been named.

Police were called shortly before 7:00am to reports of a vehicle being driven into a house. There were also reports that people had been stabbed.

The teenager who died was named on Wednesday as Daniel Anjorin, a pupil at Bancroft’s School in Woodford Green.

The school’s headteacherr, Simon Marshall released a statement in which he described the boy as a much loved member of the school.

Hainault tube station, on the Central Line, was closed due to the incident, as well as several roads.

A 36-year old man with a sword was arrested affter being Tasered at the scene. He is currently in hospital after suffering injuries when his van collided with a building in Laing Close.

Two police officers and two others remain in hospital. A female officer has undergone surgery to a seriously damaged arm. The other officer has a badly damaged hand. Both injuries were described by Met Chief Constable Sir Mark Rowley as “really horrific” and a subsequent release from the Met says they will require long-term rehabilitation to help them recover.

Police have confirmed that a 33-year-old man was struck when the suspect crashed his van into the property. He was then attacked and suffered a wound to his neck.

A 35-year-old man suffered lacerations to his arm when he was attacked inside a nearby property.

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