Three Arrests After Garratt Lane Stabbing

22-year-old victim recovering after being taken to hospital

Police closed Garratt Lane in both directions following incident. Picture: Earlsfield Police

Police in Wandsworth have made three arrests following the stabbing of a 22-year-old man on Garratt Lane this Thursday (21 October).

They were called to the scene at 2.32pm to reports of an assault and found the victim with a stab injury.

He was taken to a London hospital where his condition has been assessed as not life threatening, and he was subsequently arrested for affray.

The two others arrested as part of the investigation are a man in his forties and a male teenager who were both detained on suspicion of affray, with the older suspect also held arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.

Eye-witnesses report seeing one of the people involved in the altercation brandishing a machete.

Police closed Garratt Lane between Skelbrook Street to Earlsfield Station in both directions following the incident.

Police at the scene on Garratt Lane
Police at the scene on Garratt Lane. Picture: Earlsfield Police

All three remain in custody as the investigation continues, and police say they are treating this as an isolated incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 4165/21Oct.


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October 27, 2021