Teenager, 18, stabbed to death after police called to ‘fight’

Another kid, another stabbing, another death.

Full article post by mylondon.news site below…

A teenager has been stabbed to death in south London tonight (Saturday) after police were called to reports of a ‘fight’.

According to Metropolitan Police, officers attended the call at Edington Rd, Abbey Wood, SE2, around 5.34pm.

London Ambulance Service were also called.

The emergency services found a man who had been wounded by stabbing.

He was taken to hospital, and sadly died there. Police say they believe he was 18 years old.

In a statement, Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called to reports of a fight in Edington Rd, SE2 at around 17:34 hrs on Saturday 6 March.

“Officers attended the location along with colleagues from the London Ambulance Service and found a man with a stab wound. The male – believed to be 18-years-old – was taken to a local hospital, but later died.

“Police are in the process of locating and informing his next of kin

“A crime scene remains in place and enquiries are continuing.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5771/6Mar. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

A Section 60 order has been brought in across the area, giving officers enhanced stop and search powers. It is not known if this is related to the stabbing, but it was set up shortly after the incident. It’s in place until 3am on Sunday.

Greenwich MPS tweeted: “Enhanced stop and search powers (Section 60 CJPOA) have been authorised for the SE2 postcode (Abbeywood) from 1845hrs 05/03/21 to 0300hrs 06/03/21.

“This is in reaction to an increase in violent offences. Extra officers will be on patrol in the area @MPSAbbeyWood