Victim suffers 'life-threatening' injury in stabbing near Upper Street

Upper Street police tape

A crime scene is in place on Upper Street. - Credit: Andre Langlois

A man was stabbed in Islington on Thursday (February 4) and his condition has been described by police as life-threatening. 

Officers said they were called at 3.30pm to Battishill Street, near Upper Street, to reports of a stabbing. 

A man, believed to be in his 20s, was found to have been knifed.

The Met initially said the man's condition did not appear to be life-threatening, but this has since been revised.  

Officers have closed Upper Street while the investigation is ongoing. 


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No one has yet been arrested.

Battishill Street stabbing

The scene on Upper Street after a stabbing on Battishill Street. - Credit: Andre Langlois

Upper Street after Battishill Street stabbing

The scene on Upper Street after a stabbing on Battishill Street. - Credit: Andre Langlois

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101 with the reference CAD 4478/4 Feb.

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Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 


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