Appeal after man attacked with knife near Kings Cross


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a slash wound to his arm near Kings Cross Railway Station, last night.

Police were called at approximately 22:50hrs on Thursday, 15 March to reports of a man in possession of knife on York Way at the junction with Caledonian Street, N1.

Officers, including firearms officers, and colleagues from British Transport Police attended. A man was found inside Kings Cross Railway Station suffering from knife slash injuries and an arm injury.

The 36-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment; where his injuries were deemed to be to be non life-threatening.

At this early stage, it is believed that the man was assaulted on Pentonville Road, at the junction with Caledonian Road.

Witnesses stated to officers that they saw the victim talking to two males before an argument began, leading to the victim’s arm being slashed.

The first suspect is described as six foot tall, slim build and was seen wearing a black tracksuit with cream/yellow trainers.

The second suspect is described as South-American, 6ft 2in, slim build and wearing a grey tracksuit.

Officers believe both suspects are aged between 24-30 years.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101. Alternatively information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.


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