Murder probe launched after man stabbed to death in Stroud Green

No arrests yet made following fatal stabbing of 23-year-old in Albert Road last night

Albert Road, Stroud Green
Albert Road, Stroud Green (credit Google)

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Stroud Green.

Police were called at 10.43pm last night (Thursday 4th) to reports of a stabbing in Albert Road.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

A 23-year-old man was found with stab wounds. Despite the efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene.

His family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Homicide detectives from the Metropolitan Police are leading the investigating and a crime scene remains in place.

Detective Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, local policing commander for Haringey, said: “My thoughts are with this young man’s family who will going through the most unimaginably difficult time. We will do all we can to get justice for them.

“A dedicated team of detectives are dealing with a murder investigation and a cordon is in place while forensic examinations are carried out. CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are also under way.

“We know such a tragic incident will also have an impact on the local community and officers will be on patrol throughout the day to offer reassurance and to speak to anyone who may have information or who feels concerned.”

A post-mortem examination will take place in the coming days. There have been no arrests.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 7020/04Jan. Information can also be shared online. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.