By Isha Sesay • 12 December 2019 • 11:00
Thames Valley police have cordoned off the area after a man was stabbed to death. Credit: UKNIP.
FIVE men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Milton Keynes, England.
According to reports, Thames Valley Police and paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service were called to a woodland area between H6 Childs Way and Padstow Avenue in Fishermead at around 3.20pm on Wednesday, December 12.
Several witnesses had reported that they saw a man having a dispute with a group of men when the gang then launched their vicious attack, stabbing the man multiple times. The victim, who is said to be in his early 20s, sadly died at the scene.
Thames Valley Police have now released a statement about the incident and urge anyone who was in the area at the time to contact the police. They said:
“A report had been made of an altercation between a group of men, during which a man had been stabbed. The victim, a man aged in his twenties, tragically died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
“Officers have arrested five men on suspicion of murder in connection with this incident. They are all in police custody.”
“We would request that anyone who has any information which could help with our enquiries, or anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity near Childs Way or Padstow Avenue today at around 3.20pm, to please contact police. Even if you think the details may be insignificant, please come forward.
“I understand that this incident will have caused concern within the community, but please be assured that the Major Crime Unit has commenced an extensive investigation.”
As Euro Weekly News understands, police have cordoned off the scene with forensic examinations still underway well into the night. Police are also taking witness statements, while the 5 men being remanded in custody.
Anyone who knows anything about the incident in the UK is advised to call Thames Valley Police on 101.
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