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Croydon stabbing: Man taken to hospital after street attack in London


Police have launched an investigation after a 29-year-old man was stabbed in the centre of Croydon, south London, on Sunday morning.

The sufferer was taken to hospital following the incident on George Street, a significant procuring thoroughfare that additionally runs in entrance of East Croydon practice station, shortly after midnight on Saturday evening.

The London Ambulance Service handled the person for a stab damage to his shoulder however after being transferred to hospital his situation was described as not life-threatening.

No arrests have been made and the Metropolitan Police launched an attraction for witnesses.

The power mentioned in an announcement: “Police had been referred to as at 00:17hrs on Sunday, 30 May to experiences of a stabbing in George Street, Croydon.

“Officers attended together with London Ambulance Service. A 29-year-old man was discovered with a stab damage to his shoulder. He was taken to hospital the place his situation was assessed as non-life threatening.

“Enquiries are ongoing; at this early stage of the investigation there have been no arrests.

“Anyone with data is requested to name police on 101 quoting CAD 129/30May. To stay anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

On Saturday, a 55-year-old man was stabbed to demise after reportedly making an attempt to cease a mugging in Islington, north London.

The sufferer, named as Tony Eastlake, who had labored on a flower stall in the world for greater than 40 years, died shortly earlier than 6pm on Saturday.

Officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command have launched a homicide investigation. There have been no arrests.

Witnesses reported seeing the sufferer concerned in an altercation with one other man earlier than the assault.

In an announcement, his famil–y mentioned: “Our hearts are damaged endlessly on the lack of such a really particular man. A person who was liked by everyone in the Islington neighborhood, who’s remembered as type and caring and all the time laughing, however most significantly a father who leaves behind a devastated household, Lisa, Pauline, and his solely daughter and greatest pal Paige, who he adored.

”Tony labored on the flower stall on Essex Road since he was 14 years outdated and was there by way of rain or shine, a smiling and pleasant face to so many people. There have already been lots of of messages of assist for him from all those that knew and liked him over time.

“We ask you now please to your assist in serving to us to discover the particular person or individuals who did this to our household – who took away a life so violently and unnecessarily. If you may have any data in any respect we beg you to please come ahead so we are able to get justice for Tony and his household.”

Tributes have flooded in for flower vendor who was stabbed to demise shut to his stall in north London on Saturday


Detective Chief Inspector Vicky Tunstall, main the investigation, mentioned: “Tony was a well known, liked and revered member of the neighborhood. He had labored on and owned the flower stall on Essex Road for the final 39 years and was somebody of appreciable standing inside the native space.

”We have a devoted staff of officers working across the clock to discover the particular person or individuals accountable and I would love to hear from anyone who may assist out investigation.

“I’m notably eager to hear from individuals who had been in Halliford Road or Ecclesbourne Road between 17.20hrs and 17.25hrs. Did you see Tony? Or did you witness an altercation, or see anybody operating away?

“I might additionally like to attraction to individuals inside this space, together with residential blocks and homes between Ecclesbourne Road, Halliford Street and Essex Road who might have personal CCTV.

“I might very very like to hear from supply drivers and homeowners of automobiles with sprint cams who had been travelling by way of the world on the time of the incident. You might have captured important footage that we want to recuperate as quickly as attainable.

”Lastly, I would love to hear from these inside the neighborhood who might have details about why this homicide has taken place.

“We are taking a look at a number of attainable motives and I’m conserving an open thoughts as to the circumstances behind the attack. data given to police shall be handled in the strictest confidence.“