Three more men have been arrested after a father of one was fatally stabbed outside a pub in Borough - with police believing the incident was a case of mistaken identity.
Father of one Christopher Foster was attacked by a hooded gang as he smoked a cigarette with a friend late in the evening on Friday November 26th.
Scotland Yard said three men aged 25, 29 and 33 were arrested today and remain in custody at a south London police station.
Detectives investigating the murder of a single father outside a London pub have made a second arrest.
Christopher Foster was stabbed outside St Christopher's Inn on Borough High Street last Friday. Witnesses say he was attacked by a gang who were brandishing baseball bats and at least one knife.
Officers believe the offenders targeted the wrong man.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and has been taken into custody at a south London police station. It comes after a woman was arrested and bailed on Sunday on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Police say Christopher Foster, who was fatally stabbed outside a pub in Borough High Street on Friday, is believed to have been a victim of mistaken identity.
– Detective Chief Inspector John Sandlin, Metropolitan Police
I think they were looking for someone. Chris was an innocent man. There was no reason for him to have been attacked. He was a working guy out with his mates having a beer. I need to find some witnesses who have seen this group in Borough High Street or the alleyways that run off it, before the incident, or afterwards, when five of them ran off down Mermaid Court."
A gang of "hoodies" is being hunted by police after a man was fatally stabbed outside a pub in Borough High Street. Victim Christopher Foster had a young daughter.
The 35-year-old is thought to have been having a cigarette outside St Christopher's Inn moments before he was stabbed.
Witnesses say they saw seven suspects wearing hooded clothing carrying baseball bats and at least one knife. Anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8345 3865, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.