Bradley Hutchinson Death – The 20-year-old man murdered in New Addington has been identified as an Addington High School graduate Bradley Hutchinson. According to reports, Bradley Hutchinson died in Croydon double stabbing after a fight involving a knife. Law enforcement agencies say a 19-year-old man has been arrested for murder and attempted murder charges in connection to the incident.
Multiple media reports that two men were ambushed by a knife-wielding man in balaclavas in Croydon. A fight ensued and one of the men was stabbed to death, a second victim identified only as a 19-year-old was taken to a hospital.
The deadly incident happened at approximately 5:40 P.M. in the North Walk area. Law enforcement agencies were called to the scene for reports of two stabbing victims. One of the guys, who was 20 years old, died at the scene, and the other was taken to the hospital. The second man, who is 19, doesn’t seem to be in any danger of dying. Officers were going door to door and looking through CCTV video from around the area.
Teams of forensics experts have also been looking for clues. Detectives said they had arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder as they asked for video of the stabbing that happened in open daylight.
Met Detective Inspector Jason Fitzpatrick said, “This fatal attack happened during the day, and I’m sure a lot of people saw it .”We are looking into several things, such as the CCTV in the area. I would ask anyone who has a video doorbell or was driving in the area with a dash cam to please check their film. We must figure 6 pm p.m. out what happened last night and find the people who did it. After the attack, there will be more police in the area.
Croydon Labour Party – We are saddened to learn of the fatal stabbing that took place in New Addington last night. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of the young man who lost his life.
A police investigation has been launched and we urge anyone with information to call 101 (CAD reference 6879).
We welcome that our community partners will have additional teams in the area today and tomorrow to provide support for any young people who may need it given these traumatic circumstances.
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