6th November, 2022
A 21-year-old man has been reported dead after being stabbed on a South East London high street on Friday, November 4.
According to reports by MyLondon, he was rushed to the hospital after the attack at 11.50 pm in critical condition, but he died hours later.
He was said to have been attacked on Bromley Road, Downham, in Lewisham borough.
The report informed that Police have contacted the deceased’s next of kin while awaiting formal identification.
Police are urging any witnesses to come forward, or any drivers to share dashcam footage.
MyLondon quoted Detective Chief Inspector Kelly Allen from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, investigation lead, as saying: “We know there were several people in the Bromley Road area who either witnessed this incident or the events leading up to and after this incident.
“I would urge them, along with any road users in the area who may have captured events on dashcam to come forward and speak to the police. At this early stage, we believe the victim was attacked by up to three men, who then fled the scene on foot.
“A young man’s family is grieving following another senseless loss of life to knife violence; please help them get justice and speak to police if you know anything that could help us.”
The report indicated that no arrest has been made, but police have supplied lines to call in case of any useful information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects as follows: 101, ref 8645/4Nov. To remain anonymous, you are to contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.