Highgate Newtown: Man stabbed in the hand in Balmore Street

Police at the scene of a stabbing in Highgate Newtown. Picture: Nathalie Raffray

Police at the scene of a stabbing in Highgate Newtown. Picture: Nathalie Raffray - Credit: Archant

A man was stabbed in the hand in Highgate Newtown on Tuesday afternoon.

Police at the scene of a stabbing in Highgate Newtown. Picture: Nathalie Raffray

Police at the scene of a stabbing in Highgate Newtown. Picture: Nathalie Raffray - Credit: Archant

The incident occurred at around 3pm at the junction of Balmore Street and Chester Road.

The police were called to the scene by paramedics at 3.04pm, and found a man “with a laceration to his hand”.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “He is believed to have been attacked by another man following a brief altercation.”

The victim was taken to hospital and his condition assessed as “not life-threatening or life-changing”.

A shopkeeper in the vicinity of the incident said saw seen a car racing down the Chester Road moments before the incident.


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It is understood the victim may have been a DPD delivery driver.

There have been no arrests and police enquiries continue.

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