Teenager 19, dies after Croydon Knife *****

A teenager was stabbed to death in a “horrific” attack on a housing estate in south London.

The 19-year-old victim was knifed multiple times after being set upon in the Monks Hill estate in Selsdon, Croydon, at 7.40pm last night. Police and paramedics rushed to Heather Way and gave the teenager emergency treatment before he was taken to hospital in air ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim, named locally as Andre, was said to have been “hacked to death” after a knife ***** on the estate.A neighbour told the Croydon Advertiser: “There was a helicopter overhead for ages, it was really noisy and then it started to land.
croydon“Some of my family members went down to have a look, and when they got there police had put up the cordon and were telling people to move away. When they came back they told me that they had heard that someone had been stabbed. It’s awful.”

Another neighbour wrote on Twitter: “Oh my God. A young lad has been stabbed across the road and taken in an air ambulance. Roads all cordoned off. Hope he’s ok.”

He is believed to be the seventh teenager stabbed to death in the capital this year. A Met spokesman said there had been no arrests and enquiries continue. Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command investigate

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