Man in 20s stabbed in Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow

He was treated at the scene and taken to hospital as a priority

He was treated at the scene and taken to hospital as a priority

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A man is currently receiving treatment in hospital after being stabbed in Walthamstow. 

The man, believed to be in his 20s, was attacked in Higham Hill Road at the junction with Gloucester Road at around 11pm on Thursday. 

Emergency services including London's Air Ambulance (LAA) arrived at the scene and treated him for a stab wound.

He was then taken to hospital as a priority with a doctor on board from the LAA. 

Police are yet to release details of the incident. 

Labour councillor Tim Bennett-Goodman of Higham Hill ward is concerned public safety is at risk, especially as schools have now broken up.  

He said: "There is almost a total lack of police presence in Higham Hill and it is very concerning. We're at our wit's end.

"The Mayor's new policing model is having a massive effect on our ward and we're being completely neglected.  

"Extra resources are being given to wards with higher crime levels such as High Street at our expense.  

"We rarely ever see a uniformed officer, we're simply not getting the cover and yet we have major drug issues and concerns with anti-social behaviour. 

"It is escalating and becoming much more serious and this latest incident is just one example of too little, too late."

The Labour ward councillors are calling on Waltham Forest police to increase patrols of uniformed officers in the ward.  

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4:13pm Fri 25 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

Knife crime yet again in Waltham Forest, police have long ago abandoned this part of the Borough.

Let us not forget though that crime figures, after they go through the police statistic mangle, are, hey presto, down.
Knife crime yet again in Waltham Forest, police have long ago abandoned this part of the Borough. Let us not forget though that crime figures, after they go through the police statistic mangle, are, hey presto, down. Villagecranberry
  • Score: 9

5:29pm Fri 25 Jul 14

fed up man says...

Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k!
Crime figures are the top end in london!
Whats the future for walthamstow?
Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k! Crime figures are the top end in london! Whats the future for walthamstow? fed up man
  • Score: 4

9:03pm Fri 25 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

fed up man wrote:
Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k!
Crime figures are the top end in london!
Whats the future for walthamstow?
The future is to wear Cranberry Tinted Spectacles?

Nobody according to several contributors here are concerned about the crime rate?

Answer is, wear Cranberry Tinted Spectacles, monitor the house prices, note them going upwards at the current rate of at least 5 grand a month, when your nerve has gone, put on the market, sell within a day, to someone from Hackney who has been priced out, take the near million quid and head for a picturesque part of Wales or Suffolk, buy a house three times the size for a quarter of the money.

Finally with the balance, run laughing, all the way to the Bank.

Meanwhile, back in Walthamstow, kids cannot get into a school 3 yards away and the dreadful crime rate increases by the day, unless of course you strap the Cranberry Tinted Glasses on with package tape.
[quote][p][bold]fed up man[/bold] wrote: Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k! Crime figures are the top end in london! Whats the future for walthamstow?[/p][/quote]The future is to wear Cranberry Tinted Spectacles? Nobody according to several contributors here are concerned about the crime rate? Answer is, wear Cranberry Tinted Spectacles, monitor the house prices, note them going upwards at the current rate of at least 5 grand a month, when your nerve has gone, put on the market, sell within a day, to someone from Hackney who has been priced out, take the near million quid and head for a picturesque part of Wales or Suffolk, buy a house three times the size for a quarter of the money. Finally with the balance, run laughing, all the way to the Bank. Meanwhile, back in Walthamstow, kids cannot get into a school 3 yards away and the dreadful crime rate increases by the day, unless of course you strap the Cranberry Tinted Glasses on with package tape. Villagecranberry
  • Score: 5

9:48am Sun 27 Jul 14

fed up man says...

Village cranberry I will vote for you to be prome minister!! Lol
Ps I woundnt move to them places though!!
Village cranberry I will vote for you to be prome minister!! Lol Ps I woundnt move to them places though!! fed up man
  • Score: 0

9:51am Sun 27 Jul 14

chingford lad says...

Blame the socialists, even William Morris left Walthamstow because of the ingress of the east enders.
Blame the socialists, even William Morris left Walthamstow because of the ingress of the east enders. chingford lad
  • Score: -7

2:53pm Mon 28 Jul 14

NorthEast17 says...

fed up man wrote:
Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k!
Crime figures are the top end in london!
Whats the future for walthamstow?
What are you talking about? Waltham forest crime figures aren't even in the top 10.
[quote][p][bold]fed up man[/bold] wrote: Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k! Crime figures are the top end in london! Whats the future for walthamstow?[/p][/quote]What are you talking about? Waltham forest crime figures aren't even in the top 10. NorthEast17
  • Score: 2

9:50pm Mon 28 Jul 14

Villagecranberry says...

NorthEast17 wrote:
fed up man wrote:
Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k!
Crime figures are the top end in london!
Whats the future for walthamstow?
What are you talking about? Waltham forest crime figures aren't even in the top 10.
You been listening to the regurgitated police statistics again.
[quote][p][bold]NorthEast17[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]fed up man[/bold] wrote: Average price of 3 bedroom house in walthamstow is over 400k! Crime figures are the top end in london! Whats the future for walthamstow?[/p][/quote]What are you talking about? Waltham forest crime figures aren't even in the top 10.[/p][/quote]You been listening to the regurgitated police statistics again. Villagecranberry
  • Score: -2

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