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Pictures from the scene show police and paramedics at work as a large area is cordoned off
A mass emergency response has been seen near Liverpool Street Station in central London today as multiple ambulances and police cars rushed to a scene on Bishopsgate in a suspected stabbing which has seen four people injured.

Footage on social media appears to show four ambulance vehicles and four police cars in attendance at the scene.

The City of London police said: 'We are aware of an incident this morning on Bishopsgate.

'Our officers are at the scene and London Ambulance are in attendance. A cordon is currently in place.'

The exact nature of the incident remains unclear but reports on social media suggest multiple people have been stabbed.

Andrea Silva told The Metro: 'I did not see it happen. I saw from a bus.

'There was a fair amount of blood visible but the casualties were behind a white screen.

'Lots of paramedics over someone on the floor.

'That is all I saw.'

A second eyewitness told the Evening Standard that casualties were 'hidden behind a white screen.'

Another tweeted: 'Just saw about four badly injured people on the side in the road by Bishopsgate going by on the bus.'

This story is being updated.