Victim in fatal Tottenham stabbing named as family left ‘devastated’

An update on the Tottenham stabbing, the victim is 21 year old Tyreke Watson.

More details from mylondon.news below…

The victim in the fatal Tottenham stabbing has been named as 21-year-old Tyreke Watson.

He died after being stabbed on West Green Road at around 4pm on Monday (February 22).

This latest attack happened just metres away from where 17-year-old Anas Mezenner was stabbed to death on the same street on January 19 this year.

Tyreke’s family are said to be ‘”devastated” by his death.

Paramedics fought to save him but he sadly died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

So far no arrests have been made and a crime scene remains in place.

Detective Chief Inspector Linda Bradley, leading the investigation, said: “This is a fast-paced investigation and my team of detectives is determined to locate and arrest those responsible for the fatal stabbing.

“Tyreke’s family have been left completely devastated by his death and I would urge anyone who witnessed the attack or who has any other information about this case to contact police.”

There are going to be increased police patrols and weapon sweeps in the area after the latest fatal stabbing.

Detective Chief Superintendent Treena Fleming, local police commander for Haringey, said: “I am deeply saddened by the death of another young man as the result of a senseless stabbing on the streets of Haringey.

“My thoughts and sympathies lie with the family and loved ones of the young man at this very difficult and traumatic time.

“Homicide detectives are working incredibly hard alongside local officers to understand what happened and to identify and apprehend those responsible as soon as possible. https://get-latest.convrse.media/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.mylondon.news%2Fnews%2Fnorth-london-news%2Fvictim-fatal-tottenham-stabbing-named-19901181&cre=bottom&cip=20&view=web

“If you witnessed what happened, or have any information about the murder, then I would urge you to get in contact and tell us what you know.

“Over the next few days you will see increased police patrols and weapon sweeps in the area to provide reassurance to our communities. If you know someone who has access to a knife, or habitually carries one, then please tell us so that we can act now to prevent any further mindless violence.”

DCS Fleming said members of the public can approach local officers in the area, call the non-emergency number on 101 or if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

“Everyone in Haringey has a part to play in the reduction of violence and helping keep our communities safe,” they added.