Thursday, 15 Nov 2018
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Enfield stabbing: Man ‘repeatedly’ knifed in north London as carnage continues

A young man was “repeatedly” stabbed in north London as the capital’s week of carnage continues.

The man, in his 20s, was found seriously injured in Enfield shortly before 11pm on Wednesday night.

Police arrested one man at the scene on suspicion of GBH.

The man, whose injuries are not thought to be life threatening, was taken to hospital after being treated by paramedics at the scene.

A statement from the Met Police said: “A young man in his 20s has been stabbed repeatedly on Third Avenue in the Enfield area.

“Scotland Yard await an update on the victim’s condition.


“A crime scene remains. This now equates to the fourth reported stabbing incident for Wednesday 7th November.

“Other male victims were stabbed in Shepherds Bush , Hackney and another in Leytonstone.”

The latest bloody attack comes as three other people were left fighting for their lives in separate attacks in London in the last 24 hours.

Earlier on Wednesday, a man was stabbed in Hackney, east London, and airlifted to hospital in a “serious condition” just before 2pm.

Police are in attendance at the crash that involved a car carrying five people

Another attack occurred in Shepherds Bush a few hours before that, leaving a teenage boy with life-threatening injuries.

On Tuesday another stab victim was found in West Hampstead, north west London, at about 8pm.

A 16-year-old boy was found with suspected stab wounds in Tulse Hill, south London, after police were called to reports of a shooting in Greenleaf Close at 10.53pm on Tuesday.

Paramedics tried to save the boy, but he was pronounced dead at 11.41pm, the Metropolitan Police said as it opened a murder inquiry.

On Monday, the Mayor of London warned it could take a generation to turn the tide of violent crime in the capital.

Dad Rocky Djelal, 38, was fatally stabbed in broad daylight in Southwark Park in Rotherhithe

Sadiq Khan was speaking after a series of fatal stabbings in London in recent days.

On Wednesday, “adored” father Rocky Djelal, 38, was fatally stabbed in broad daylight in Southwark Park in Rotherhithe, south-east London.

Jay Hughes, 15, was stabbed to death in a premeditated attack at a chicken shop in south-east London

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The following day, 15-year-old Jay Hughes was killed in Bellingham, also in south-east London, by a stab wound to the heart.

Malcolm Mide-Madariola, 17, was was fatally knifed on Friday outside Clapham South Tube station, south London, near where he studied.

On Sunday, a man believed to be aged 22 was fatally stabbed in Samos Road, Anerley, also in south London.

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