Search

Stabbing near Canonbury doctor’s surgery leaves patient with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’

PUBLISHED: 10:41 21 April 2017 | UPDATED: 10:48 21 April 2017

Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice is taped off after one of its patients was stabbed. Photo: Emma Bartholomew

Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice is taped off after one of its patients was stabbed. Photo: Emma Bartholomew

Emma Bartholomew

A man has potentially life-changing injuries after being stabbed near a doctor’s surgery in Canonbury this morning.

Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice is taped off after one of its patients was stabbed. Photo: Emma Bartholomew Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice is taped off after one of its patients was stabbed. Photo: Emma Bartholomew

Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice has been taped off, and police and ambulance crews are now at the scene.

The surgery’s manager told the Gazette one of their patients had been stabbed.

Scotland Yard said officers were first called to Rotherfield Court at 8.41am. Shortly after police were called again to the surgery 150 metres up the road, just past Rotherfield Primary School.

A spokesman said officers had arrested a man on suspicion of GBH.

“The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening, but possibly life-changing,” he said.

A witness to the aftermath told the Gazette: “It was just as all the kids were going to school. It’s terrible they had to see that.”

Elizabeth Avenue Group Practice is still open to patients, who are being directed through the surgery’s back door behind the car park rather than the main entrance.

Any witnesses are asked to call 101.

This page is being updated.

Latest Islington News Stories

14:00

We talk to hundreds of local business owners every day; we hear their concerns, understand their challenges and share in their successes.

Yesterday, 20:00

Elderly people fought to save a Highbury day centre from closure at a heated full council meeting last night, during which the mayor of Islington told the borough’s housing boss to “shut up”.

Yesterday, 17:13

Cops have made two arrests in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old man in Tufnell Park on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 15:21

A cyclist who was hit by a car in St John Street on Wednesday morning has died, police have confirmed.

Yesterday, 14:45

Open House London takes place this weekend and an iconic building in Holloway built as a haven for torture survivors is throwing open its doors.

Yesterday, 10:08

An architect has slammed “petty” Islington planners who have again told him to demolish his multi-award winning block in Clerkenwell.

Yesterday, 08:27

Sheltered housing tenants in Islington fear planned cutbacks to the service could see people left to die in their flats.

Two people were injured after a gunman opened fire in Essex Road last night.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now