Two men have been arrested following a double stabbing left two teenagers seriously injured.

Emergency services including London's Air Ambulance were called to reports of a stabbing in High Road, North Finchley, at 9.15pm on Wednesday (May 22).

A 19-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were found with knife injuries.

They were taken to hospital where the 19-year-old was fighting for his life, Scotland Yard said.

The 17-year-old victim’s injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.

A third man was treated for minor injuries at the scene and did not require hospital treatment.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

Both were taken to north London police stations.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information or footage should call police on 101 or post on X @MetCC quoting 7424/22MAY.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit