Detectives investigating the murder of Vincent Harvey in Wood Green have made an arrest and continue to appeal for witnesses and information.

Officers arrested the 25-year-old man on Thursday, 27, October on suspicion of murder. He is current in custody.

On Saturday, 22 October police were called at around 03:20hrs to reports of a stabbing in Station Road, N22, outside the Jolly Anglers pub.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of kin were informed.

He was Vincent Harvey, 33 (05.09.83) of Wood Green. Formal identification has now taken place.

A post-mortem examination held at Haringey Mortuary on Sunday, 23 August gave cause of death as a single stab wound to the chest.

Investigating detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are still appealing for a number of people to come forward who may have been in the area at the time of the incident.

In particular, they are keen to trace three people who helped the injured man following the stabbing and flagged down an ambulance.

Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh, who is leading the investigation, said:

“This murder has left Vincent’s family devastated and has been a big shock to the local community. There were a large number of people in and around the Jolly Anglers pub at the time Vincent was stabbed. Many of these are yet to come forward and speak with police.

“It is vital that anyone who saw this incident, or the events leading up to the incident, gets in touch. Many people present may have filmed the incident or have photos of the aftermath that could help police.

“While work continues to piece together Vincent’s movements prior to his murder, I would directly appeal to witnesses to come forward and speak to officers – you may hold valuable information to assist us in this investigation following the death of a much loved, family man.

“A number of people have come forward and our investigation is progressing but we know that more than 30 people were outside of the pub when the incident took place. Many are regulars who are yet to speak with police and many have given police incorrect contact details or are refusing to assist us with our inquiry. It is imperative that if you were present at the time of the stabbing, you do the right thing and come forward.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information – including images and footage – are asked to call the incident room on 020 8785 8099 or the police non-emergency line on 101.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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