Witnesses horror at daylight stabbing in Station Road in Chingford

CHINGFORD: Witnesses horror at daylight stabbing

CHINGFORD: Witnesses horror at daylight stabbing

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SHOPKEEPERS were visibly shaken after seeing a young man bleeding from stab wounds in a busy high street today.

Staff working close to where the victim was knifed in Station Road, Chingford, near the corner of Stanley Road, reported seeing a young black man staggering along the road and falling to the ground.

Hairdressers from nearby salon Lisa'n'Girls called the emergency services just before 2pm today and took a first aid kit and a pillow to make the victim more comfortable.

They said his wounds were being treated by two qualified first-aiders, who had rushed to his aid until paramedics arrived from London Ambulance.

Witnesses said the young black man, believed to be in his mid-twenties, was still conscious but was bleeding heavily from a wound in his back.

One witness, who did not want to be named, said: “I took out some towels. It was a shock to see that in broad daylight. But the real shock was the noise he was making. He was wailing.”

Alvin Lizarondo, 21, a shop assistant at a newsagent opposite the incident, said: “I was serving a customer at the time and saw a man fall to the ground. Things like this don't happen in Station Road. I couldn't believe it.”

Police arrived just after 2pm and shortly after paramedics from the London Ambulance Service arrived with an air ambulance, which landed on The Green.

Witnesses saw a man being arrested by police officers at the scene shortly after the attack.

Police have taped off the the pavement, where a pile of bloodied clothes remain, and the area around the JJ Electrical Shop and flat above at 87 Station Road.

The road remains open in both directions.

Dozens of school children and passers-by have been gathering around the scene of the crime as police continue their enquiries.

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6:20pm Wed 20 Jan 10

Redfox says...

Let's not stereo-type any of the people involved in this fracas. Was it necessary to say one, or either for that matter, was a black man and that a knife was used by one of them on the other?
Let's not stereo-type any of the people involved in this fracas. Was it necessary to say one, or either for that matter, was a black man and that a knife was used by one of them on the other? Redfox
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8:43pm Wed 20 Jan 10

Hugh Jed says...

No, it wasn't necessary.
No, it wasn't necessary. Hugh Jed
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9:04pm Wed 20 Jan 10

ferdy55 says...

Very good idea redfox!!
Lets have all the news sanitised like you want.

"One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else"

or just

"one person attacked another one"

Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!!
Very good idea redfox!! Lets have all the news sanitised like you want. "One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else" or just "one person attacked another one" Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!! ferdy55
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9:32pm Wed 20 Jan 10

chingfordmum says...

Redfox, how ridiculous. Why wouldn't you mention a knife or the fact that the two men are black??? A serious offence has been committed and people deserve to know the facts.
Redfox, how ridiculous. Why wouldn't you mention a knife or the fact that the two men are black??? A serious offence has been committed and people deserve to know the facts. chingfordmum
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9:47pm Wed 20 Jan 10

ahmetK says...

Facts? how is the to men being black facts!? me and my group of friends were the first people on the scene and we were the ones that called the police. To see "cousins!!" in such a predicament i don't think anyone can tell what the facts is unless they were there and witnessed the WHOLE situation. which i was
Facts? how is the to men being black facts!? me and my group of friends were the first people on the scene and we were the ones that called the police. To see "cousins!!" in such a predicament i don't think anyone can tell what the facts is unless they were there and witnessed the WHOLE situation. which i was ahmetK
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10:35pm Wed 20 Jan 10

Earle Martin says...

ferdy55 wrote:
Very good idea redfox!!
Lets have all the news sanitised like you want.

"One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else"

or just

"one person attacked another one"

Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!!
"One person attacked another one" is way too specific for the Daily Redfox. I think you mean "A bad thing happened."
[quote][p][bold]ferdy55[/bold] wrote: Very good idea redfox!! Lets have all the news sanitised like you want. "One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else" or just "one person attacked another one" Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!![/p][/quote]"One person attacked another one" is way too specific for the Daily Redfox. I think you mean "A bad thing happened." Earle Martin
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10:44pm Wed 20 Jan 10

AirForceOne says...

Earle Martin wrote:
ferdy55 wrote:
Very good idea redfox!!
Lets have all the news sanitised like you want.

"One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else"

or just

"one person attacked another one"

Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!!
"One person attacked another one" is way too specific for the Daily Redfox. I think you mean "A bad thing happened."
Even that is too specific. What about just "something happened"?
[quote][p][bold]Earle Martin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ferdy55[/bold] wrote: Very good idea redfox!! Lets have all the news sanitised like you want. "One person, possibly male or female & either white or black, stabbed, shot or strangled someone else" or just "one person attacked another one" Dont become editor of a newspaper. Itll close down in a week!!!![/p][/quote]"One person attacked another one" is way too specific for the Daily Redfox. I think you mean "A bad thing happened."[/p][/quote]Even that is too specific. What about just "something happened"? AirForceOne
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10:46pm Wed 20 Jan 10

Local chappy says...

I agree with Ferdy55, and Chingfordmum. News is not supposed to be filtered. Reported news is, by its nature factually based. It serves no purpose to mention or indeed not mention certain facts (in this instance the ethnicity of the people involved) in case of offending the hyper-sensitive who wallow in the notion that to combat racism we must attack any reference to a man, or a woman's race. After all, the article and comments are not detrimental, merely factual, as news should be.
I agree with Ferdy55, and Chingfordmum. News is not supposed to be filtered. Reported news is, by its nature factually based. It serves no purpose to mention or indeed not mention certain facts (in this instance the ethnicity of the people involved) in case of offending the hyper-sensitive who wallow in the notion that to combat racism we must attack any reference to a man, or a woman's race. After all, the article and comments are not detrimental, merely factual, as news should be. Local chappy
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11:05pm Wed 20 Jan 10

ashmed says...

I wouldn't mind if it said "two white men" - everyone is too touchy and defensive. Do a crime and expect a full description.
I wouldn't mind if it said "two white men" - everyone is too touchy and defensive. Do a crime and expect a full description. ashmed
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10:42am Thu 21 Jan 10

choof of chingford says...

I am very sorry but I can only say one thing to Redfox and ahmetk
......NUTTER
I am very sorry but I can only say one thing to Redfox and ahmetk ......NUTTER choof of chingford
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1:45pm Thu 21 Jan 10

catmirri62 says...

Surely Redfox and ahmetK are the racists for thinking there was something wrong in this article and making an issue out of it. Especially by using 'Cousins'!. They are just describing the victim. If it comes to a point where one person can not describe another person as black or white when a crime has been commited then what has the world come to. There is nothing discrimative in this article. I hope the victim recovers well. Isnt that the point?
Surely Redfox and ahmetK are the racists for thinking there was something wrong in this article and making an issue out of it. Especially by using 'Cousins'!. They are just describing the victim. If it comes to a point where one person can not describe another person as black or white when a crime has been commited then what has the world come to. There is nothing discrimative in this article. I hope the victim recovers well. Isnt that the point? catmirri62
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8:47pm Thu 21 Jan 10

ahmetK says...

CATMIRRI62 u think im racists!!!!!!!! i was there when the man got stabbed and fell to the floor. me and my friends were the first people at the scene before he got stabbed we got involved to break them up. I KNEW THE BOYS...AND THEY WERE COUSINS SO I THINK I HAVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT THE ARTICLE BY SAYING THAT THEY WERE NOT BLACK AND I AM NOT RACIST... IF I WAS RACIST I WOULDN'T HAVE HELPED A CRITICALLY INJURED MAN ON THE FALL NOW WOULD I!?! THINK ABOUT IT.... DON'T CALL ME RACIST!!!
CATMIRRI62 u think im racists!!!!!!!! i was there when the man got stabbed and fell to the floor. me and my friends were the first people at the scene before he got stabbed we got involved to break them up. I KNEW THE BOYS...AND THEY WERE COUSINS SO I THINK I HAVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT THE ARTICLE BY SAYING THAT THEY WERE NOT BLACK AND I AM NOT RACIST... IF I WAS RACIST I WOULDN'T HAVE HELPED A CRITICALLY INJURED MAN ON THE FALL NOW WOULD I!?! THINK ABOUT IT.... DON'T CALL ME RACIST!!! ahmetK
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1:53am Fri 22 Jan 10

Ulysses31 says...

I'm not white but i don't see the harm in describing the individuals involved in terms of colour, age, height etc. Police often need witnesses and a detailed description is essential in jogging peoples memory.
I'm not white but i don't see the harm in describing the individuals involved in terms of colour, age, height etc. Police often need witnesses and a detailed description is essential in jogging peoples memory. Ulysses31
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