British police officer stabbed after water fight in London turns violent

LONDON (Reuters) - A British police officer was stabbed after a water fight in London's Hyde Park turned violent late on Tuesday (July 19).

Several hundred people threw bottles at the police in Hyde Park, according to the BBC. One police officer was stabbed and the other was injured by a bottle.

"Both have been taken to hospital for treatment," the police said in a statement. "Their injuries are described as not life threatening."

The police said two other people had suffered from stab wounds. One had injuries described as not life-threatening, while an update on the other was awaited.

Police officers remained at the scene until the crowds dispersed at around 1.20am GMT on Wednesday. No arrests have so far been made.