UK News Seven arrests made after teenager is stabbed to death in south London
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Police have arrested seven people after a teenager was stabbed to death in south London.
Scotland Yard said that four men and three women have been detained “on suspicion of various offences”.
It comes after the Metropolitan Police were called to Prentis Road in Streatham on Thursday at just after 4pm to reports of a stabbing.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) found a male with a stab wound to the chest.
An investigation is ongoing following a fatal stabbing inthis afternoon.
Please ☎️ 101 ref CAD 5897/10JUNE if you have information that could help police.
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He was taken to a central London hospital, where he was pronounced dead just before 5pm.
Police are still at the scene and there are currently road closures along Prentis Road. The public are advised to avoid the area.
Police believe they know the identity of the victim, who is in his late teens, and his next of kin have been informed.
Detectives are still in the very early stages of the investigation and trying to find out the circumstances of what happened.
Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy said on Twitter: “My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the young man stabbed to death on Streatham High Road this afternoon.
“Arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing in the area.”
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family of the young man stabbed to death on Streatham High Road this afternoon.
Arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing in the area.
Anyone with information should contact the Police or callon 0800 555 111.
— Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP (@BellRibeiroAddy)
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 5897/10JUNE.
Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England .
More than two-thirds of areas have recorded a week-on-week rise in rates.The figures, for the seven days to May 30, are based on the number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in either a lab-reported or rapid lateral flow test, by specimen date.