A flower stall owner was reportedly stabbed to death in broad daylight as he tried to stop a mugging in north London.
Police had been known as at 5:27pm on Saturday to studies of an injured man on Essex Road in Islington, the Met Police has confirmed.
Officers discovered a man affected by a stab wound and instantly offered first assist, the Mirror studies.
Despite their efforts, and that of the London Ambulance Service, the person, believed to be aged in his 50s, was pronounced useless on the scene at 5.58pm.
Social media studies indicated the sufferer might have been a native man who runs a florist in the world.
Next of kin have been knowledgeable and a autopsy examination will likely be held in due course. Formal identification awaits.
Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command have been knowledgeable.
A criminal offense scene stays in place in the world, the place crowds have gathered in the wake of the tragic incident.
A police van and a cordon will be seen in photographs from the scene, whereas an ambulance helicopter was additionally noticed touchdown in the world.
At this early stage of the investigation, there have been no arrests.
There has been an outpouring of concern from devastated Londoners since information broke of the stabbing.
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Islington Council tweeted: “Awful incident in Essex Road earlier at the moment, in which a man misplaced his life. Please contact the police you probably have any data that would assist.”
Former Scotland Yard Det Chief Supt Gerry Campbell stated: “This is the 4th homicide in #London is as many days #KnifeCrimeDisaster proceed to grip the capital.”
Anyone with data is requested to name police through 101 quoting reference Cad 5562/29May. To stay nameless, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.