Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Walthamstow

The attack took place near Brandon Road  (Google StreetView)
The attack took place near Brandon Road (Google StreetView)

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Walthamstow.

Officers rushed to Brandon Road at 6.01pm on Wednesday following reports of an altercation between a group of men.

A man was found at the scene with stab wounds to his back and arm.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in life-threatening condition. His family have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Two other men, both aged 18, were also found with stab injuries nearby in Stocksfield Road. Their conditions were assessed as not life-threatening and they were later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Jason Adinkra, 18, of Edmonton, was charged on Saturday with attempted murder. The other man is still in hospital and will be taken into custody after he’s discharged.

Detective Mark Rogers, who is leading the investigation, said: "This attack left a man seriously injured in hospital and we are doing all we can to track down those responsible. This charge is a significant step in our investigation, however our enquiries are ongoing and we are still appealing for witnesses.

"I ask anyone who has not yet spoken with us to come forward or to contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously. The information you provide may be vital to bringing those responsible to justice."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to call the Major Incident Room on 020 8345 3715.

Alternatively, call 101 quoting CAD 5668/22Feb. You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.