Canning Town stabbing: Second teen killed within three days in east London


second teenager has been stabbed to dying in lower than 72 hours in Newham, east London.

The 18-year-old was attacked in broad daylight in Coolfin Road, Canning Town on Monday.

Police officers and London Ambulance Service attended at 2.45pm however regardless of their finest efforts, he was pronounced useless on the scene.

A criminal offense scene stays in place and enquiries into the circumstances proceed.

Scotland Yard stated there had been no arrests.


Police have been granted additional stop-and-search powers beneath part 60 for the entire of Newham between 4pm on Monday and 7am on Tuesday.

So far this 12 months, 13 youngsters have been killed in the capital. Last 12 months, 15 youngsters had been killed.

Fares Maatou, 14, was killed outdoors a pizza restaurant lower than two miles away in Barking Road, Newham on Friday throughout a weekend of bloodshed.

Fares Maatou, 14, was killed outdoors a pizza restaurant

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Another 14-year-old boy appeared at Stratford youth courtroom immediately accused of murdering Fares, who was in his faculty uniform when he was attacked.

The accused teenager, from Grays, Essex, spoke in individual to verify his title, age and deal with.

The courtroom heard that Fares died after struggling stab accidents to his higher physique.

It was alleged {that a} “knife cane” – a kind of modified strolling stick hiding a blade – was used to hold out the assault, which befell after a combat broke out.

Fares had been using on an electrical scooter earlier than the incident befell, the courtroom additionally heard.

A 15-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of homicide on Saturday stays in police custody.

Two different 15-year-old boys held in reference to the incident have been bailed to a date in late May.

Tributes left on the scene of Fares’ dying

/ PA Wire

A complete of 34 homicide investigations have been opened in London this 12 months.

Forty minutes after {the teenager}’s killing this afternoon, a 17-year-old boy was knifed in East India Dock Road in Polar, close to the junction with Hale Street.

Fifteen minutes later, an 18-year-old boy was discovered with a stab wound to his leg in Quarles Park Road, Romford.

Both youngsters had been taken to hospital for therapy and anticipated to make a restoration.

In a separate incident, two ladies had been stabbed in West Norwood yesterday afternoon.

One aged 16 is in a severe however steady situation with life altering accidents. The different woman, 17, is recovering from the assault.

Just hours after Fares’s killing, a 22-year-old man was stabbed in Bermondsey. His situation was described by police as life threatening.

Anyone with data on the Canning Town killing is requested to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 4050/26April. Alternatively, you possibly can present data anonymously by way of the unbiased charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

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