Police launch murder investigation after man in his 20s is stabbed to death in north London – just days after a teenager was attacked on the same road by a knifeman who evaded capture
- Police called to reports of a man, in his 20s, stabbed at around 4pm today
- The man was pronounced dead at scene despite efforts of emergency services
- Attack took place in Tottenham, north London, where teen was stabbed days ago
- Another attack by a knifeman took place on same West Green Road on Tuesday
A murder investigation has been launched following the fatal stabbing of a man in Tottenham today.
Police were called to reports of a man, believed to be in his 20s, who had been stabbed in West Green Road, North London, at around 4pm today.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene despite the efforts of police officers and the London Ambulance Service who attended. His next of kin have been informed.
A crime scene remains in place on West Green Road, Tottenham, North London, where a man in his 20s was stabbed to death at around 4pm today
A crime scene remains in place on West Green Road, where another stabbing of a teenager took place just two days ago.
Armed police joined paramedics at the scene of the earlier attack on West Green Road in Tottenham, at the junction with Willow Walk just after 9pm on Tuesday.
The wounded youngster was treated at the side of the side of the road by air ambulance crews before being rushed to hospital, where his condition was described as life-threatening.
Witnesses said a police air support helicopter was scrambled to hunt for the knifeman, who made off from the scene.
Today Local residents will see an increased number of officers conducting high-visibility reassurance patrols in the area.
Another stabbing took place on the same West Green Road in Tottenham on Tuesday, with armed police joining paramedics at the scene
The Metropolitan Police said in a statement today: ‘Police were called at approximately 16:00hrs on Monday, 22 February to reports of a man, believed aged in his 20s, stabbed in West Green Road, N15.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended but despite the efforts of the emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
‘There have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.
‘Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD4438/22Feb. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’