Man, 18, stabbed to death in the street in Greenwich as capital's bloodbath continues

Police were called to Armitage Road in Greenwich at 9.25pm and found a man suffering from a stab wound.

The London Ambulance Service were called and the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene just over half an hour later.

Scotland Yard said officers are in the process of informing his next of kin.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

"No arrests have been made."

The Met's homicide squad has been informed an a crime scene is in place.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD 7560/22 October or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

It comes as the murder rate in London hit a 10 year high last month, police confirmed.

The grim toll has now reached more than 100 victims – the highest since 2008, dubbed “two thousand and hate” because of that year's appalling violence.

Cops have linked at least 22 of the deaths to gangland activity and 40 victims were aged under 25.

Detections are running at 85 per cent and at least 111 people have been charged with murder since January 1, including some offences from previous years.

Det Chief Supt Wood said there had been “some issues” with gangster drill music and social media.

“Investigations are getting more complex and challenging,” he added.

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