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Seven Sisters Road café attack: Boy, 17, charged with murder of Mohammed Hersi

PUBLISHED: 09:41 04 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:53 04 December 2017

Mohammed Hersi

Mohammed Hersi

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A youth aged 17 has been charged with the murder of 40-year-old Mohammed Hersi following a fatal attack in a café in Seven Sisters Road.

Police and forensics officers in Seven Sisters Road following the assault.Police and forensics officers in Seven Sisters Road following the assault.

Mr Hersi, 40, from Wood Green was assaulted in the Bethel Café on Tuesday night, just yards from Finsbury Park station.

He was left fighting for his life, but died in hospital the following afternoon.

A post-mortem examination at St Pancras mortuary gave the provisional cause of his death as a penetrating head injury.

A 17-year-old youth from Haringey was charged with his murder on Friday.

He appeared in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Saturday and has been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow.

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