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Appeal for witnesses to stabbing in Greenwich

News   •   Jun 03, 2021 10:45 BST

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was critically injured in a stabbing.

Officers were called at 16:23hrs on Wednesday, 2 June to Barge Walk, SE10 to reports of men fighting in the street.

A man, aged in his mid-30s, was found at the scene with stab injuries. He was taken to hospital and is in a serious condition.

His next of kin have been informed.

At this stage it appears the incident involved the victim and three other men, these three were seen to run from the scene.

There have been no arrests at this stage.

Detectives from the South East Basic Command Unit are investigating in consultation with officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

Detective Inspector Dave Ryan, said: “This was a shocking incident that occurred in broad daylight outside people’s homes. A man is now fighting for his life in hospital and we all need to work together to stop these acts of violence. I am asking anyone with information or phone footage to make contact. If you want, you can contact Crimestoppers who will not ask or record any personal details, but please do call and tell us what you know.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 5308/02JUN.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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