Police appeal after stabbing in Newington Green

A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the leg by two men wearing balaclavas.

He was knifed from behind outside Bronte House, on the Mayville Estate, Newington Green, on January 7 at 6pm.

The teenager was found injured in nearby Matthias Road and rushed to hospital, where his wounds were described as non life-threatening and non life-changing.

The suspects are two men, both about 6ft tall and were wearing black clothes and balaclavas.

One was wearing a hooded Nike top, Nike tracksuit bottoms and leather gloves.


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The second wore a leather hooded jacket, tracksuit bottoms and leather gloves.

Investigating officer, Det Con Dermot Corcoran, said: “This teenager could have been very seriously injured or worse as a result of this assault.

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“I appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or has information that can help this investigation to contact me.”

Anyone with information can call 020 7421 0185 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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