Battersea was the scene of yet another stabbing in the capital today. Police received a call and arrived on the scene shortly after 2:45 pm on Wednesday afternoon. The stabbing happened in broad daylight and has left a man fighting for his life.
Latchmere police tweeted that there is currently a police road closure on Latchmere Rd. This is on the junction of Baterrsea Park Road. The closures extends all the way to Sheepcote Lane.
Police Advise To Avoid Area
Police have advised to try and avoid the area if possible while they conduct an investigation. They also request that nobody cross the police tape that is now in place. Police also thank the public for their patience while they perform their duties.
The police have so far not released any information about the victim of this attack. We know he was taken straight to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
So far there are no arrests in connection with this attack. We will update this page as soon as more information comes to light.
Sadly, the 40 year old man did not recover and died from his injuries. No name has been given as the police investigate further but he becomes the 68th murder in the capital this year.