Police are seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation after three individuals sustained knife injuries in a triple stabbing incident near a retail park in south London. The incident occurred on Friday at approximately 3:40pm on Sevenoaks Way in Orpington, prompting a swift response from local law enforcement.
Authorities arriving at the scene discovered one teenager with slash wounds to his leg, while two additional men were found injured in close proximity. In an unexpected twist, all three individuals have since been arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm and are currently receiving medical care at a local hospital.
Commenting on the incident, a spokesperson from the Scotland Yard stated, “Officers swiftly responded to the incident, locating a teenage male with a laceration to his leg. Shortly after, a second male was found in a nearby vehicle with a stab injury. Approximately 15 minutes later, police were alerted to another male with a stab injury on St Mary Cray Road.” The spokesperson emphasized that investigators are treating these stabbings as linked and are actively working to establish the events leading up to the attack.
Law enforcement authorities have issued a plea to the public, urging anyone with information, videos, or images related to the incident to come forward. By contacting 101 and referencing CAD 4701/18 Aug, individuals can play a vital role in assisting the ongoing investigation.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What is the current condition of the three injured men involved in the knife attack?
A: The condition assessments of the three men injured in the knife attack are pending further updates from the authorities.
Q: How are the police treating the stabbings?
A: Police are treating all the stabbings as linked and are actively working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Q: How can the public assist in the investigation?
A: Individuals who have any relevant information, video footage, or images are urged to contact the police at 101, citing CAD 4701/18 Aug. Any assistance from the public can greatly contribute to the ongoing investigation.