JUST ANOTHER MURDER: Latest victim of the knife in London is boy, 17, found stabbed in Walthamstow


A 17-YEAR old boy has died after being found stabbed in the street, making him London's latest victim of knife crime.

Police were called on Friday (October 23) at 9.20pm to Westbury Road, Walthamstow, east London, after the teen was found suffering from a stab injury.

A Met Police spokesman said: "He was treated by paramedics at the scene but despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead.

"Officers are working to establish the male's identity and inform his next of kin. "At this very early stage there have been no arrests." A crime scene is in place and an investigation is in progress, led by detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide).

Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting 8357/23Oct.

(Images are grabs from video of the scene by @kahnZstow/Twitter)


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