Children witness man stabbed to death in broad daylight

Two men and two girls have been arrested over the murder of a man who was stabbed during an apparent robbery in broad daylight.

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Man stabbed to death on 'busy street on a clear day'

This is a busy area for highway traffic and it was a bright, clear day.

I'm certain people driving or walking through the area saw something leading up to and during the stabbing that could be of vital importance to investigators.

I would urge those people to contact us so that we can piece together the events that lead up to this murder.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 020 8358 0200, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Terrified children 'witness stabbing' while walking home from school

According to the Evening Standard, parents were taking their children home from school at the time of the attack. One eyewitness, Jack Brady said:

I heard some screams and loud shouting. There were police and ambulances everywhere.

There was a friend or relative that came through the cordon and stood over him looking distraught.

There were lots of mums coming home from school with their kids that had to be escorted away just after it happened and a few were interviewed.

He must have been stabbed right there in broad daylight in front of people from the sounds of the screams.

– Jack Brady, speaking to the Evening Standard