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Tottenham: Boy, 17, arrested by police investigating murder of Jordan Briscoe

Victim: Jordan Briscoe (Met Police)
Victim: Jordan Briscoe (Met Police)

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Jordan Briscoe in Tottenham.

He remains in custody at a north London police station after being arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of murder and robbery.

It comes after police were called to reports of a stabbing on Arnold Road at around 10.17pm on Sunday, March 5.

Arnold Road in Tottenham (Google Maps)
Arnold Road in Tottenham (Google Maps)

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service who treated a 25-year-old at the scene for stab wounds before he was taken to hospital where he died that night.

Although the victim has not been formally identified, officers believe he is Jordan Brisco and his family is being supported by detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

A post-mortem examination held at Haringey Mortuary on Wednesday confirmed his cause of death as sharp force trauma to the chest.

Anyone with information or any witnesses are asked to call the incident room on 020 8358 1010 or via 101 quoting reference CAD 6900/05Mar.

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