Man is arrested after fatal stabbing in a north London gaming arcade
- A man in his 40s has been stabbed to death in Camden High Street in London
- Police arrested a man at the scene who is being questioned about the stabbing
- Officers have secured the crime scene ahead of a full forensic examination
- Scotland Yard is appealing for witnesses to come forward with information
A man has been arrested after a man in his 40s was stabbed to death in north London.
Police were called to City Slots arcade on Camden High Street at 10.09pm yesterday after receiving reports about the stabbing.
According to Scotland Yard: ‘Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a man suffering injuries believed to be stab wounds.
‘The man – thought to be aged in his 40s – was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man was stabbed to death last night at the City Slots arcade on Camden High Street
Mr Lyons, 19, said staff at the arcade held the suspect until the police arrived at the scene
Police confirmed they arrested a man at the scene who was taken into custody for questioning
‘A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course. Officers are working to establish the man’s identity and inform next of kin.’
Officers confirmed a man was arrested at the scene and has been taken into custody for questioning.
Witness Joshua Lyons, 19, said staff at the casino held the suspect until police arrived.
Police said an investigation is underway to determine the ‘full circumstances’ of the incident.
Officers have cordoned off a section of Camden High Street around the crime scene so forensic experts can secure evidence from the area.
Anyone who witnessed last night’s stabbing is asked to call 101 citing reference 7949/28Jul.
If someone wishes to remain anonymous they can contact the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward with information on the attack