Residents have spoken of their shock after a teenager was stabbed to death at a block of flats in Enfield last night, with one resident even claiming ‘blood was dripping through the ceiling’ of the block. The 18-year-old died at the scene after a stabbing on the ‘seventh floor of a tower block’ in Ayley Croft.
A mother claimed that ‘blood had fallen all the way from the seventh floor’ to her first floor flat in the Enfield tower block. The neighbor, who has asked to remain anonymous, and was dropping off shopping when MyLondon spoke to her, said she was told by her husband to not return home with their nine-month-old daughter but to “stay away” after he “saw blood dripping through the ceiling “. She added: “I am extremely concerned for the safety of my little girl.”
Michael Raddjabu, a neighbor and social worker, told MyLondon how his daughter who turns four today phoned him last night because she was so scared. Michael, 43, said: “My daughter has been up all night crying. She video called me while I was at work because she was frightened. It’s her fourth birthday today.”
He also said he often feels intimidated while walking through the corridors of the flats. Another neighbor, who wanted to remain anonymous, said: “I’m just shocked. You do not expect this kind of thing to happen in your own block. I did not know them or hear anything last night but we’re all in shock. “
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Police and paramedics rushed to Ayley Croft in North London at 6.10pm yesterday evening (Monday, February 7) where they found the young man with stab wounds. Despite their best effort, the teenager passed away at the scene.
Another teenage boy was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and a murder investigation was launched by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command. The area remains cordoned off this morning (Tuesday, February 8).
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 5753 / 07Feb. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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