Police have tonight reported that a further two arrests have been made in relation a fatal stabbing of Tamim Ian Habimana in Woolwich this week.
A 14 year old boy and a 15 year old boy were arrested today. Both remain in custody at a police station in south London.
Another 15 year old was arrested yesterday (Thursday 8th July). An arrest made previously has seen a 15 year old released without charge.
The attack happened in the middle of busy afternoon crowds at bus stops near the former Wilko store facing General Gordon Square.
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Leonard, leading the investigation, said: “We have made two further arrests in this investigation and I hope this reassures both Tamim’s family and the wider community of our dedication to bringing justice for his murder. My team have been working hard to establish the circumstances of what happened and I urge anyone with information that could aid the investigation to come forwards.
“I continue my plea to anyone with footage or images to upload them to police using the below link. They may be very important to our investigation.”
To provide footage to the investigation team please visit https://mipp.police.uk/operation/01MPS21S61-PO1