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Source: United Kingdom London Metropolitan Police

Detectives investigating a serious assault which has left a man in a critical condition in hospital are appealing for witnesses.

Police were called at 2240hrs on Friday, 10 July, to a man stabbed in Westbury Avenue, N22.

Officers found a 23-year-old man suffering stab injuries. He has been taken to hospital where his condition has been assessed as critical.

Detectives from North Area CID are investigating.

There has been no arrest at this early stage.

Detective Inspector Paul Ridley from North Area CID said: “This was a sustained attack which has left the victim fighting for his life in hospital. It is absolutely crucial that witnesses come forward.

“The nearby Westbury Public House was open and I urge any patrons that may have seen the assault or the offenders making off to come forward. I would also like any persons with private or dashcam footage on their vehicles to present that to the investigation team as there could be vital clues.

“If you know who is responsible then I urge you to do the right thing and inform Police or Crimestoppers in confidence.”

Cordons remain in place at the location. Witnesses are asked to call 101, reference 8834/10jul.

To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers.

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