Teenager stabbed near family park

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after being stabbed in the back and stomach in Finsbury Park yesterday afternoon (Wednesday April 1). The victim was in the park between 4pm to 5pm, near the Scarborough Road entrance, when he was approached by two men who

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after being stabbed in the back and stomach in Finsbury Park yesterday afternoon (Wednesday April 1).

The victim was in the park between 4pm to 5pm, near the Scarborough Road entrance, when he was approached by two men who searched his pockets and stole his phone. It was only after they fled that the victim realised he had been stabbed in the back and stomach. He was taken to the Royal London Hospital by helicopter but has since been discharged.

The suspects are described as black and aged approximately 18-years-old.

Anyone with information should contact DC Asli Benson of Haringey's robbery squad on 020-8345 0885; or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.