Two more arrests in 25-year-old PC Blakelock murder case

TWO more men have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Muswell Hill beat officer PC Keith Blakelock. PC Blakelock was hacked to death 25 years ago on October 6, 1985 during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham. The men, aged 52 and 46, were arres

TWO more men have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Muswell Hill beat officer PC Keith Blakelock.

PC Blakelock was hacked to death 25 years ago on October 6, 1985 during the Broadwater Farm riots in Tottenham.

The men, aged 52 and 46, were arrested at two separate addresses in north London at around 8am on Friday.

The pair, originally from Tottenham, were taken to a north London police station for questioning and have now been released on bail until September.


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A 40-year-old man originally from Tottenham was arrested in February and answered bail in May - he will now report back in August after being bailed again.

A police spokesman said: "Police would like to reassure anyone who has information regarding those involved in the murder of PC Keith Blakelock, or the attempted murder of PC Richard Coombes who was also attacked and injured during the riots, that they can contact the incident room in confidence on 020 8733 4613.

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