Crouch End murder: Man, 23, stabbed to death in Haringey

No arrests have been made and the victim’s family have been informed,
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A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Haringey.

Police were called at 10.43pm on Thursday January 4 to reports of a stabbing in Albert Road, Crouch End.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance.

A 23-year-old man was found with stab wounds. Despite the efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene.

No arrests have been made and the victim’s family have been informed.

The incident took place on Albert Road in Crouch EndThe incident took place on Albert Road in Crouch End
The incident took place on Albert Road in Crouch End

Homicide detectives from the Met's Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation and a crime scene remains in place.

Detective Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, local policing commander for north London, said: "My thoughts are with this young man's family who will be going through the most unimaginably difficult time. We will do all we can to get justice for them.

"A dedicated team of detectives are dealing with a murder investigation and a cordon is in place while forensic examinations are carried out. CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are also underway.

"We know such a tragic incident will also have an impact on the local community and officers will be on patrol throughout the day to offer reassurance and to speak to anyone who may have information or who feels concerned."

A post-mortem examination will take place in the coming days, police said.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 7020/04 Jan. Information can also be shared online.

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.