UPDATE: Police seek witnesses after Woolwich murder
UPDATE: Met Police have revealed that a man succumbed to his injuries at 20:55 tonight after being stabbed this afternoon.
ORIGINAL: Police have launched an appeal for help after a man in his 20s was stabbed multiple times on Tellson Avenue this afternoon.
The victim was rushed to a south London hospital.
The incident is on the very edges of Woolwich on a road running parallel to Shooters Hill near a co-op and close to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich.
According to police “His next of kin are aware. We await formal identification. A post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.”
Greenwich Council leader has tweeted:
All my thoughts & prayers are with the family & friends of the young man who has lost his life this evening in @Royal_Greenwich This mindless, senseless violence has no place in our community & we will continue to do everything we can to eradicate it from our streets. #greenwich
— Dan Thorpe (@DanLThorpe) July 10, 2019
No arrests have yet been made and if you saw anything around 2:40pm contact the police on 101 quoting 4835/10JUL, tweet them at @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.