Police arrest Lisson Grove

A murder investigation has been launched by the police after two men were found stabbed in Lisson Grove.

Officers attended the incident on Lilestone Street at 15.23pm on Monday afternoon, where a man, believed to be in his 20s, was pronounced dead after.

The second man is now being treated in hospital after also sustaining stab injuries, where his condition remains unknown.

The London Ambulance Service and an air ambulance also attended the scene on the Lisson Green estate.

No arrests have been made as of yet.

Detective Chief Superintendent Owain Richards, the local policing commander for Westminster said: “This is a tragic incident and I am deeply saddened that another young life has been lost to knife crime on the streets of London.

“I know the community will join me in sending our thoughts to the victim’s family at this awful time.

“I appreciate people will want answers about what happened, but I would like to ask that our dedicated team of detectives are given the time and space they need to conduct their enquiries. A large number of officers will remain in the area and I’d encourage anyone with immediate concerns to speak to them.”

Witnesses should call 101 and quote CAD 4334/28Nov. Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Main image: Flickr/Nico Hogg.

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