Another night of bloodshed has rocked London, with a teenager being stabbed to death in a terrifying attack.


Another night of bloodshed has rocked London, with a teenager being stabbed to death in a terrifying attack.

A TEENAGE BOY was stabbed to death in London this evening, bringing the capital’s bloodshed to a new high.

The teen, whose age has not been revealed, is the 27th stabbed to death in the capital in 2021 alone.

It’s just one fewer than the all-time high of 29 teen homicides in 2008, and it’s already the same as 2017.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement that officers were first called to reports of a fight at 6.41 p.m. in London Road in West Croydon.

“No suspects or victims were found upon arrival,” the Met Police said in a statement.

However, they were called to a south London hospital within half an hour, where the teen victim had self-presented with stab wounds.

He died a short time later despite the best efforts of the hospital’s doctors.

His family has been notified, and a postmortem will be performed as soon as possible.

Outside West Croydon Station, a crime scene has been set up, and homicide detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime Command have been notified.

Broad Green, Fairfield, Waddon, West Thornton, Bensham Manor, Selhurst, and Addiscombe West have all been placed under a Section 60 order until 10.35 a.m. on Friday.

The death of the adolescent comes as new warnings about the dangers of knife crime in the capital are issued.

“Part of talking to you today is to say to people, put the knives down, get rid of them – just get rid of them,” Commander Alex Murray, the Met’s lead on violent crime, said earlier this month.

Anthony King, a community activist, also spoke out, expressing his hope that this year would not be as bad as 2008.

“I don’t want to be associated with a record year of killings,” he told Sky News. “It’s time we stopped hiding the fact that knives are disappearing from kitchens.”

According to police, there has been a “huge advancement” in the relationship between activists and the police since the Black Lives Matter movement.

Weekly meetings in Croydon have been held, during which they have “really challenging conversations.”

“It’s heartbreaking for us because we know these kids, and we have to hold funerals for children we’ve seen growing up, who went to the same school as our children,” said Croydon-based pastor Damian Luke.

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