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Police release CCTV images after stabbing outside crown court

Police are releasing CCTV images of two young men that they would like to speak to in connection with an assault at the entrance to Inner London Crown Court in Newington Causeway.

Police release CCTV images after stabbing outside crown court

The incident took place at lunchtime on Friday 1 February at the main entrance to The Crown court. The 21-year-old victim was stabbed once in the abdomen.

The suspects discarded the knife in a rubbish bin on Avonmouth Street before making off in two vehicles; one believed to be silver Vauxhall Astra, the other a blue Skoda.

The victim received medical attention for his injuries and has since been discharged from hospital.

DC Sarah Naisbit from Southwark CID is investigating the case and asks the public to come forward with any information that may help on 020 7232 7313 or by email to

Alternatively you can pass information anonymously to the police by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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