MP Jones renews call for action after South Norwood murder

Inside Croydon

Sarah Jones, the MP for Croydon Central, renewed her calls for more police on our streets after the latest shocking murder in the borough, when a 20-year-old man was stabbed and killed in broad daylight yesterday, outside the Albert Tavern on Albert Road, South Norwood.

Members of the victim’s family are reported to have been at the scene, but the police have not yet named him publicly, and an investigation is on-going. Detective Inspector Tom Dahri, who is heading the murder investigation, said: “A young man has been murdered and we are doing everything we can to catch those involved.

“This sustained attack happened at rush hour when a lot of people would have been walking or driving home through the area.”

The shocking event is just the latest in a tragically rising toll of knife crime in the city. The killings of four young men in separate incidents in…

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