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Caledonian Road stabbing: further teen arrested after fatal attack

More arrests as victim of stabbing named locally as Nedim Bilgin

30 January, 2019

Three teenagers have now been arrested following the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Caledonian Road on Tuesday night.

Witnesses described seeing a chase before the teenager, named locally as Nedim Bilgin, was fatally attacked near Ladbrokes betting shop on Tuesday night.

Police were called to the scene at 6.49pm after reports of an assault in Caledonian Road near the junction with Tilloch Street. The male has yet to be formally identified and a cordon remains in place. Locals have named him as Nedim Bilgin, a former student at St Mary Magdalene Academy in Liverpool Road. 

Two male teenagers, aged 16 and 17 years old,  were arrested near the scene on suspicion of murder and have been taken into custody at a north London police station.  An 18-year-old was later arrested on suspicion of murder at an address  in Islington. 

The road was still closed to traffic (Wednesday morning) as the police investigate.

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