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UPDATE: Appeal for information and footage following Croydon stabbing

News   •   Jun 25, 2020 13:00 BST

Detectives in Croydon are appealing for information and witnesses following a stabbing. 

Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone who has moving footage of the incident or the circumstances surrounding it. 

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service (LAS) at 19:42hrs on Tuesday, 16 June to a man stabbed on Edridge Road in Croydon. 

Officers and LAS attended. At the scene, a 25-year-old man was found suffering from multiple stab wounds. 

The injured man was taken to a south London hospital by LAS where his condition was assessed as not life threatening. He was later discharged.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, 16 June on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He was taken to a south London police station and later released with no further action.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting Cad 7022/16Jun, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.

+ The public play a huge role in helping to both prevent and detect crime. We need their help to identify those willing to commit terrible acts and carry weapons. We need to hear from anyone who has information about a crime, or about someone they suspect to be carrying a weapon or involved in organised crime. 

If you don’t want to speak to the police, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They are a totally independent charity and you remain 100 per cent anonymous, they never ask your name and they cannot trace your call, your IP address or device you use. Alternatively, visit their website

Advice and support is also available through organisations including Knife Free and the Met's website