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Four arrests made as stabbed boy, 15, fights for life in hospital

The victim was stabbed in the chest on Southbury Road in Enfield on Saturday night, near entrance to Bush Hill Park

The scene in Southbury Road on Sunday morning
The crime scene in Southbury Road on Sunday morning

A 15-year-old boy remains in hospital with “life threatening injuries” after being stabbed in Southbury Road on Saturday night.

Four arrests have been made by officers investigating the stabbing, which took place at around 9.54pm near to the entrance of Bush Hill Park.

The victim had been stabbed in the chest and remains in a life-threatening condition in hospital.

Detective Sergeant Steve Ferguson, from the local policing team in Enfield, said: “A teenage boy has been left seriously injured and an investigation is under way to track down those responsible. Four people – two men and two male youths – have been arrested. They remain in police custody.

“Officers have recovered CCTV from nearby and a forensic examination has taken place. We would also ask that anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, and saw or heard anything suspicious, to contact us immediately.”

Anyone with any information that could assist detectives is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 6623/20Jan. Information can also be shared online. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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