Man in 20s dies after stabbing in a residential area of Woolwich

A man in his 20s has died after a stabbing in a residential area of Woolwich.

Cops were called just before 8am yesterday to Sandy Hill Road where they found a man collapsed in the street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s next of kin have been made aware and are being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, He said: “Sandy Hill Road is a residential area and I would ask anyone who was in that area early on Thursday morning to get in touch with us if you saw anything unusual or out of place.

“Similarly, please check any doorbell or dashcam footage in case you have captured something that could prove useful for our investigation. No piece of information is too small.”

Detective Chief Superintendent Trevor Lawry, in charge of policing for Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley, said: “My thoughts are first and foremost with the victim’s family who are now having to come to terms with losing their loved one.

“We understand the shock this will cause in the community and we are here to listen to your concerns. I would encourage people to speak to their local officers and ask any questions they may have.

“I will also be meeting with partners and community representatives to discuss the incident and how we can continue to work together to prevent serious violence.”

There have been no arrests at this stage. To provide information, call the incident room on 0208 721 4622.

To remain completely anonymous phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 


 

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