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UPDATE: Arrest following murder in Haringey

News   •   Jun 04, 2019 15:48 BST

A murder investigation has been launched following a fatal stabbing in Haringey.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 03:09hrs on Saturday, 1 June, to reports of a stabbing at Seven Sisters Road, near the junction with Vartry Road.

At the scene a 33-year-old man from Hackney was found to have suffered a stab wound to the leg.

The injured man was taken to a north London hospital, where he died on Monday, 3 June.

Officers await formal identification, but his next of kin have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command investigate.

On 3 June a 17-year-old youth was arrested on suspicion of murder at an address in Seven Sisters Road, N4. He has been taken to an east London police station where he is currently detained.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call detectives on 0208 358 0100 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD 1360/1JUN.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

If there are any young people who have information about violence or knife crime, they can visit fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.

If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive.