Londons crime wave continues as a stabbing on Solway Road, Wood Green, north London has left a man, whose age is not yet known with serious injuries. Scotland Yard said that the man’s injuries are not life-threatening
They also confirmed police were called to the attack at 3.14pm on Tuesday afternoon.
The news comes after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released knife crime statistics last week.
The figures showed violent crime levels to be at their highest levels in England and Wales since records began, as knife crime continues to soar across the nation.
Knife crime has hit its highest ever level with nearly 15,000 offences committed in the past year, according to the latest figures released yesterday.
The Office for National Statistics said the 14,987 knife crimes in the year until the end of June was a 15% rise compared to the previous 12 months.
These figures don’t take into account all of Manchester as there were fears figures had not been reported accurately.
Unity News Network reported a stabbing in Enfield last week, police have now confirmed the victim as Vincent Harvey and said his next of kin had been informed.
DCI Noel McHugh, from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, is appealing for information and said:
It has been established there was a large number of people in and around the Jolly Anglers pub at the time Vincent was stabbed.
It is vital that anyone who saw this incident, or the events leading up to the incident, get in contact with police.”