Police appeals after man stabbed in Beckenham fight


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Police appeal for witnesses after a fight in Beckenham leaves a man with stab wounds.

The fight broke out on March 10, involving a large number of people in the High Street, Beckenham.

Officers arrived at the scene, but found no trace of injured people or suspects.

A 23-year-old man then admitted himself to hospital with stab wounds, following the fight. His condition is serious but stable.

The Metropolitan’s Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating the assault, and are looking to identify a number of people believed to be involved in the fight.

Detective Inspector Edward Facer of Trident said: “This was a very serious assault that took place on the High Street which would have been busy with people frequenting bars, restaurants and cinema on a Saturday evening.”

The incident happened in the area between Sainsbury’s and the Odeon cinema.

A 24-year-old man is currently in custody, having been charged in connection.

The Metropolitan Police said: “Anyone with any information should contact the investigation team on 020 8247 4863. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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