Southwark stabbing: Man dies following fight involving 'multiple men'

13 May 2020, 19:16

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Southwark
Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Southwark. Picture: David Nathan
Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

A man has died after being stabbed in broad daylight following a fight on a London street involving a number of males.

Police rushed to Great Dover Street in Southwark at 17:28 on Wednesday evening following reports of a fight involving several men.

Officers found a male, believed to be 19 years old, at the location with stab injuries.

Members of the London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance attended, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police cordon has been erected around the scene and a Section 60 order has been put in place.

An urgent investigation is underway.

Three males and a female have been arrested and police are asking for witnesses.

Efforts to formally identify the man and a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.

His next of kin have been informed.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, ref CAD 5269. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers.