Murder inquiry launched as teenager stabbed to death in North London street

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A teenager has been stabbed to death in North London, sparking a murder probe.

Police were called to North Road, Islington, at around at around 8pm on September 14, where young male was found suffering from stab wounds.

It is thought the male is a teenager, according to cops.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and battled to save him, however he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

As of last night, officers are working to establish the male's identity and inform his next of kin.

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The Metropolitan Police said at this very early stage there have been no arrests.

A spokesman for Met Police said: "Officers were called at 8pm on Monday, September 14 to North Road N7, after a male – at this stage believed to be a teenager – was found suffering from stab injuries.

"He was treated by paramedics at the scene but despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead.

"Officers are working to establish the male's identity and inform his next of kin.

'"At this very early stage there have been no arrests.

"A crime scene is in place and an investigation is in progress."

Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101 ref CAD 7154/14 Sept.

In a separate incident yesterday afternoon, a 15-year-old schoolgirl was stabbed by a man outside a school.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed a male had been detained after a 15-year-old girl was found "suffering from a stab injury to her leg" outside Eltham High School in south-east London.

Police said officers "deployed and discharged" a Taser in the male's direction and he was "taken to hospital as a precaution".

The force added the man has now been taken into police custody on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

There is no suggestion the two incidents are linked.

London’s Ambulance Service said the girl was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Eltham High School confirmed the attack on Monday and in a letter to parents said a "masked man" had attacked a student by the Bingo Hall near the school premises, MyLondon reported.

The incident occurred as the victim was "leaving school" and said other students witnessed the attack and "were extremely frightened".

A "young man was carrying a knife", the school said, and a teacher at the school, along with a member of the public, "managed to get the knife off him".

Eltham High School's full letter to parents read: "Dear Parents and Families,

"I am writing to let you know there was a very serious incident outside Eltham Hill School at the end of the school day today.

"A young man wearing a mask attacked one of our students by the Bingo Hall as she was leaving school and obviously other students who witnessed this were extremely frightened.

"The young man was carrying a knife and one of our members of staff along with a member of the public managed to get the knife of him.

"Our student is injured but is going to be fine and is receiving medical attention."

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