Croydon stabbing: Man knifed just hours after vigil for tragic Elianne Andam, 15, held barely half a mile away | The Sun

A MAN has been knifed just hours after the vigil for Elianne Andam was held barely half a mile away.

Police were called after a man, believed to be in his 30s, suffered stab injuries in College Road, Croydon, at 3.30am on Friday.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries were described as "not life threatening" but "potentially life changing".

A crime scene remains in place at the location and includes part of the access to East Croydon station.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "No arrests; enquiries into the circumstances continue."

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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called today (29 September) at 3:25am to reports of a stabbing on College Road, Croydon.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an incident response officer, a medic in a fast-response car, and an ambulance crew.

"We also dispatched a trauma team from London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a man at the scene before taking him to major trauma centre as a priority."

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It comes just two days after Elianne, 15, was stabbed to death minutes away at a bus stop on Wellesley Road.

Her family visited the scene on Thursday evening as crowds gathered outside the police cordon and prayers were said.

A large group of relatives could be seen next to a bus stop, inside the cordon, where Elianne died.

Some put their arms around each other as flowers were put on the ground.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC and quote CAD822/29Sep.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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