Two people have been arrested after a teenage boy was stabbed to death minutes away from Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium in north London.
Police were called just after midday on Saturday to reports of a stabbing in Orchard Place, Tottenham, where they tried to save the 17-year-old’s life.
Despite the efforts of officers and paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives appealed for witnesses and information, and have arrested two males in connection with the stabbing.
The boy’s family is being informed, police said. A postmortem will take place soon.
The Metropolitan police urged anyone with information to call 101, or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.