Police were called to Cockfosters Parade, EN4 at about 17:05hrs on Monday, 8 July following reports that a group of men were fighting with weapons.

It was also reported that two men had suffered stab injuries.

Officers and colleagues in LAS attended the scene.

Two men were taken to hospital with stab injuries. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

No arrests

A crime scene is in place.

Enquiries ongoing.

Incident Type: Stabbing
Incident Details: At approximately 17:01 HRS yesterday, the 8th July 2024, police were called to assist the London Ambulance Service to reports of multiple persons stabbed at the location of COCKFOSTERS PARADE, EN4.

On arrival, two male victims were located with stab wounds. Initial medical treatment was given to both at the scene by the London ambulance service, and police officers in attendance.

Initial enquires have shown that the victims were both stood outside the parade of shops in company of others. Two males then arrived in a vehicle and attacked the group.
Both victims have been conveyed to London Hospitals to receive treatment for the injuries sustained. At this time, neither are in a life threatening condition.

An extensive crime scene was initially implemented to allow officers to conduct an examination and initial enquiries at scene. This is now complete and closed, restoring the area as open to the public.

The investigation is currently being led by detectives from the Local Investigations team at North Area.

You may notice an increase of police activity in the area as the day progresses and the investigation continues. Officers will also be providing reassurance patrols in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or ‘X’@METCC and quote CAD 1130/21MAY2024 . You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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