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Appeal to trace witness after a man was treated by paramedics in Southwark

News   •   Jul 24, 2018 17:44 BST

Detectives in Southwark are appealing for a witness to contact them after he handed over an injured man to the London Ambulance Service.

At approximately 12:45hrs on Sunday, 1 July, the witness detectives are appealing for parked up his van on Peckham Hill Street where paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) were dealing with a separate incident.

The driver told them that he had a male in the back of his van with an injury to his leg.

Paramedics helped take the man out of the van and treated him at the scene for a large open wound to his leg, consistent with being stabbed.

At this point the driver got back into his van and drove off without providing his details to LAS staff.
He driver of the van is described as a white male of slim build with short dark hair and facial stubble.

LAS members believed him to be aged in his early 40’s 5ft 7ins tall with a London accent and a scar on the left side of his face.

He was said to be wearing a grey ‘zipped’ hooded sweater with a white T-shirt underneath.

The victim has since been discharged from hospital.

Anyone with any information or fits this description is asked to contact Southwark CID on 101 and quote CAD 4031/01JUL

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111