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Tue 27 Dec 2011 06:31 PM

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UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack

Teen was stabbed to death in front of horrified shoppers during fight between youth groups

UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
An 18-year-old was stabbed to death in front of horrified shoppers on Monday during a fight between two groups of youths on London's Oxford Street, one of Europe's busiest retail districts which was packed with thousands of bargain hunters (Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Police said they had arrested about 10 people over the fatal attack at 1345 GMT that led to the closure of parts of the capital's main shopping thoroughfare, popular with Londoners and visitors alike (Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Police officers arrest a man following a fatal stabbing on London's Oxford Street (AFP/Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Members of the police forensic team walk along Oxford Street (AFP/Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
The day after Christmas Day is traditionally one of the busiest of the year on Oxford Street, with retailers starting their post-Christmas sales (Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Later on Monday at about 1800 GMT a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the leg near Oxford Circus, one of Oxford Street's main junctions (Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Police said his injuries were not life-threatening and added it was too early to say if the two incidents were linked (Getty Images)
UK police arrest 10 people over Oxford Street fatal attack
Officers arrested three men in relation to the second stabbing (Getty Images)