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KNIFE CRIME

An Islington man has been jailed for his role in the “callous” knifepoint robbery of a rolex watch – but police are still hunting his knife-wielding accomplice.

A teenager was stabbed off the Holloway Road this afternoon.

A young man is in seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times in Homerton this morning.

A man has been convicted over the “senseless” stabbing of a Dutch man in Camden Lock in 2016.

A witness broke down in tears as she spoke of the real life “horror movie” that was Marcel Campbell’s fatal stabbing in Upper Street.

A man was stabbed off Stroud Green Road this evening – and his attacker remains at large.

A boy was stabbed in broad daylight at an Archway park this afternoon.

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with stabbing a 40-year-old in an Essex village.

A man collapsed in the Finsbury Park Travelodge after being stabbed last night.

A mother gave an emotional tribute to her murdered son during a service to commemorate victims of knife crime at a Finsbury Park church on Sunday.

The victims commissioner is visiting the Ben Kinsella Trust today to learn about its life-saving workshops, which educate young people about the horror of carrying knives.

A man was stabbed in Clerkenwell last night – and neighbours from a nearby estate say they saw a group of men with knives prior to the attack.

A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.

A woman was threatened with a knife while taking her bins out in Highbury yesterday – but a 73-year-old cafe owner came to the rescue and chased him away with a rolling pin.

A teenager has been charged with the attempted murder of four police officers at an address in Liverpool Road on Saturday evening.

Two Islington police officers were stabbed after being called to a fight at a flat in Liverpool Road last night, with two more also injured in the attack.

This is the first picture of Ali Al Har, who was stabbed to death in Tufnell Park last week.

A man has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old in Tufnell Park.

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

A murder investigation has been launched after a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in Tufnell Park last night.

Detectives investigating a stabbing in King’s Cross that left a teenager fighting for his life have made two arrests.

A teenager is fighting for his life after being stabbed in King’s Cross last night.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Caledonian Road.

A young woman was injured in an alleged attack at Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station last night.

A young man has “potentially life-threatening” injuries after being stabbed in Archway last night.

A teenager is in a “stable condition” in hospital after being stabbed in a Highbury street yesterday evening.

A teenager has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of Nashon Esbrand’s murder in Canonbury last year.

A man was reportedly stabbed by a moped rider in Finsbury’s Brunswick Estate on Tuesday night.

A knife-wielding moped crook struck a busy Upper Street pub last night and stole a man’s Rolex watch.

Hundreds of people joined Ben Kinsella’s family for a sponsored 10k walk along the Regent’s Canal on Saturday – with £2,800 so far raised for the anti-knife crime trust set up in his name.

Two boys – aged 14 and 15 – were this morning arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 14-year-old was stabbed in Upper Holloway last night.

It is a harrowing reminder of the work to be done. Since Ben Kinsella died 10 years ago today, 27 people have been fatally stabbed in Islington despite efforts to conquer knife crime. James Morris lists each tragic waste of life.

As chief reporter at the Islington Gazette when Ben Kinsella was murdered, Meyrem Hussein had a better insight into Islington’s knife crime problem than most. She recalls how Ben’s death caught the attention of the national press – but says too little has changed in the decade since.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s murder. John Sutherland was one of Islington’s top cops at the time. He recalls the effect it had on him, and how the case changed the police’s approach to dealing with knife crime.

Finsbury Park mum Jessica Plummer lost her son, Shaquan Sammy-Plummer, to a blade in 2015. She tells James Morris why it’s necessary for her to discuss his horrifying story with future generations.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s murder. His sister, Brooke, spoke frankly to James Morris about the impact it continues to have on her family and the state of knife crime in Islington in 2018.

A young Islington male has been in and out of custody for a series of violent offences. He’s been indentified by Islington’s Integrated Gangs Team as someone entrenched in a criminal lifestyle. But the team also believes he would turn his back on it all, given the chance.

Nashon Esbrand’s killers were this afternoon sentenced to a combined 54 years for last year’s “ruthless” murder in Canonbury.

Nashon Esbrand’s family has been made to wait a fourth time for justice – after one of his murderers didn’t turn up at the Old Bailey for sentencing today.

It’s the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s senseless murder on June 29. The anti-knife crime trust set up in his name is marking the tragedy with a 10k walk in his memory.

Robbery offences increased by 73 per cent in Islington in the past year, new figures show.

The grieving family of Canonbury murder victim Nashon Esbrand has been forced to cope with further torment – after the sentencing of his killers was delayed for a third time.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Blackstock Road on Saturday morning – in the wake of numerous complaints about gangs of drug dealers in the road.

Islington man Reece Williams has appeared in court charged with the murder of Marcel Campbell in Upper Street last Monday.

A 22-year-old man was today being held on suspicion of murder over the Upper Street stabbing of Marcel Campbell, 30.

I heard about Marcel Campbell’s death while driving on Monday evening. My heart fell to my feet. I lost concentration and nearly crashed the car.

Police are hunting two suspects after another young man was stabbed to death in Upper Street last night.

The sentencing of Nashon Esbrand’s three killers has been delayed – for a second time.

A man has been convicted of possessing three knives after failing to stop for police in Pentonville Road last week.

A parent has called for greater police presence in troubled Rosemary Gardens after a huge brawl yesterday afternoon.

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