Homicide Investigation Launched: 18-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed Outside Finchley Supermarket

Young male passes away at scene of incident
Young male passes away at scene of incident (CrimeLDN)
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A tragic incident unfolded in Finchley as a young individual collapsed outside a prominent supermarket on the bustling high street. The unfortunate teenager, aged 18, suffered a fatal injury in a harrowing knife assault on Regents Park Road, close to the intersection with Lichfield Grove. Disturbingly, the attack occurred at 9:40pm on a Monday evening.

CCTV footage captures the distressing scene in Finchley, revealing employees from the supermarket rushing to aid the severely harmed victim. Their immediate actions were commendable as they offered assistance before the arrival of paramedics.

Regrettably, despite the valiant efforts of the medical responders, the young person’s life could not be saved, and they were declared deceased at the location.

As of now, no individuals have been apprehended in connection with this tragic incident.

DCI Neil Rawlinson, investigating, said: “We believe the man suffered his injuries on Regents Park Road, near the junction with Lichfield Grove and has then run over the road to the supermarket.

“Anyone who was in the area between 9 -10pm on August 7, who may have seen something that could help our investigation is asked to contact police.

“Another young man has died as a result of violence and we need the public’s help to identify the individual or people responsible.”

Acting Cmdr Will Lexton-Jones, responsible for policing in Barnet, said: “I am deeply saddened by the death of this young man in Barnet and my thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.

“The public in the Regents Park Road area will see an increased police presence in the area as investigations are carried out to help solve this crime.”


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