Two 16-year-old boys have been stabbed outside Stratford station after an argument near a McDonald's.

Just before 7pm yesterday (Thursday, May 11), two groups started arguing in Stratford Shopping Centre McDonald's.

The argument continued outside the McDonald's and towards the station before two 16-year-old boys were stabbed, according to British Transport Police.

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They were taken to a hospital for treatment to stab wounds and have since been discharged.

British Transport Police officers investigating the incident have released CCTV images. 

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They believe the men in the CCTV images may have information which could assist their investigation.

Anyone who recognises them, or has information relating to the incident, is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800405040 quoting reference 490 of 11 April.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.