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One man in critical condition after double stabbing in Finsbury Park

A police officer told the Tribune at the scene that one of the men had been stabbed "six times"

22 January, 2020 — By Calum Fraser

A TEENAGER is in a critical condition after a double stabbing outside a Costa Coffee in Finsbury Park.

Police were called to Seven Sisters Road at about 5pm on Wednesday, January 22, by London Ambulance Service to a report of a stabbing.

Officers attended, and two 18-year-olds were found with stab injuries. They were treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital.

A police officer told the Tribune at the scene that one of the men had been stabbed “six times”.

One is in a critical condition while the other’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

There have been no arrests. Enquiries continue.
Detective Inspector Eliot Porritt from Central North CID said: “Police are investigating an incident where two men were stabbed outside Costa Coffee next to Finsbury Park Station on Seven Sisters Road.

“This is a busy location with numerous transport connections and the incident happened during what would have been a busy rush hour. I am appealing to anybody who may have seen or heard anything that may be connected with this event to speak to us.

“Information from the public is vital and is likely to be of great assistance to the investigation.

“Please make the call into our team or contact Crimestoppers if you wish to remain anonymous.”

Anyone with information that may assist police should call 101, quoting CAD5376/22JAN. Or to stay anonymous contact the charity Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111 /crimestoppers-uk

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