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CCTV image released in connection with attempted murder investigation - London

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Do you recognise this man? We would like to speak to him in connection with an incident in which an 18-year-old man was stabbed at Streatham Common railway station in London.

At around 11.20pm on Friday 14 April (Good Friday), the victim was sitting on a bench on a platform at Streatham Common Station.

A train pulled into the station and a man left the train and immediately approached the victim and attacked him.

There was a scuffle close to the café on the platform and the offender stabbed the victim multiple times, before leaving the station on foot.

A member of the public found the victim and called the emergency services.

The offender is believed to have boarded the train at Selhurst station.

Officers would like to speak to the man shown in the CCTV image as he may have information which could help with the investigation.

Det Insp Darren Gough said: “The victim sustained serious injuries as a result of being stabbed several times. He was very lucky that he was not more seriously or even fatally injured, and he has now been discharged from hospital.

“We believe that this was an isolated incident and we are working to establish the full circumstances of what happened and why.

“As part of the investigation, I would like to speak to the man shown in the CCTV image. I believe he may have important information about what happened.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who has any information or saw what happened, who has not yet come forward to police. Any detail, no matter how insignificant it may seem to you, could prove vital in helping us to trace the violent person who committed this very serious assault.

 “It is essential that we trace the person responsible for this assault, and I urge anyone with information to contact me as soon as possible, by calling 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting reference 1700026424.”

Alternatively, if you do not wish to speak to police you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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