Pictures from the scene of a fatal stabbing near Finsbury Park show a police cordon still in place.

Officers were called to Albert Road at around 10.45pm yesterday evening (January 4) to reports of a stabbing.

Emergency services, including London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance, found a 23-year-old man at the scene with stab wounds.

Despite the best efforts of medics, he died at the scene. The man’s family have been informed and are being supported by police officers.

Ham & High: Albert Road is still completely blocked off to traffic

Police have said that CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are under way, confirming that a cordon is still in place.

Pictures from the scene taken this afternoon (January 5) showed red tape completely blocking off the road to traffic.

Ham & High: A police cordon is in place near Albert Road

Detective Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, local policing commander for north London, said: "My thoughts are with this young man's family who will going through the most unimaginably difficult time. We will do all we can to get justice for them.

She added: "We know such a tragic incident will also have an impact on the local community and officers will be on patrol throughout the day to offer reassurance and to speak to anyone who may have information or who feels concerned."

No arrests have been made and a post-mortem examination will take place in the coming days.

Ham & High: Albert Road is still completely blocked off to traffic

Ham & High: A police cordon is still in place in Albert Road

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 quoting reference CAD 7020/04Jan. 

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.