Man in ‘critical’ condition following Camden Town stabbing

The man was stabbed in Camden High Street

The man was stabbed in Camden High Street - Credit: Archant

A man is in “critical” condition after being stabbed in an off-licence.

The victim, thought to be in his 50s, was attacked at around 1.40pm yesterday (Sunday) at Camden Local Store in Camden High Street.

Roads were closed around the scene of the crime as police scoured the area.

It is thought the attacker used a pair of scissors.

A man has been arrested, and police confirmed this morning he remains in custody in a central London police station.

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A Met spokesman said: “Police were called to a shop in Camden High Street, Camden, to reports of stabbing at approximately 1.40pm on Sunday, 20 September.

“London Ambulance Service were also called to the scene.

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“A man was treated for injuries and taken to a central London hospital where he is in a critical condition.

“Some minutes later, officers from the British Transport Police arrested a man in connection with the assault.

“He is in custody at a central London police station.”

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