Police appeal for information five months after Southbury stabbing

Although four people were arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in January, none have yet been charged

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

Detectives are re-appealing for information five months after a teenager was seriously injured in a stabbing in Enfield.

Police were called at 9.54pm on Saturday, 20th January to reports of a stabbing in Southbury Road, near to the entrance of Bush Hill Park.

Officers responded and provided first aid to a 15-year-old boy, who had been stabbed in the chest.

The boy was taken to hospital with injuries that were initially assessed as life-threatening. Following multiple weeks of treatment he was discharged from hospital.

Four people were arrested in connection with this investigation, but all have been released on bail.

Detective Constable Doug Haggerty, from the local policing team in Enfield, said: “Our investigation has been under way for a number of months since this incident happened and we have been working tirelessly to identify those responsible. I’d like to thank everyone who has come forward so far and ask anyone who has not yet spoken to us to please come forward.

“If you were in the area or even if you have recently come to learn of anything that may help our investigation – please get in touch.

“Thankfully, the young victim has recovered from his injuries however he still suffers from breathing and other significant health issues as a result of this attack. It is really important we bring those responsible to justice.”

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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