On the evening of 19 June 2015 news came that someone had been stabbed at a house party near the Wellington Chinese take-away. Police taped off the area and paramedics were treating a man lying on a bench.
On Twitter: @Kent_999s: BLACKFEN update: Unconfirmed report of a male stabbed in Blackfen Road and taken to hospital tonight.
@Kent_999s: BLACKFEN update: A man in his 20s is seriously ill after being stabbed in the chest at Wellington Parade 9:30pm last night. Two arrested.
According to News Shopper online 20 June 2015: A man in his 20s is in a serious condition after being found with stab wounds to the chest in Blackfen. Officers were called to Wellington Parade around 9.30pm last night (June 19) to reports of a man with stab injuries. They found a man in his 20s who had been stabbed in the chest. He was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Two men have been arrested for possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the incident. They were taken to a south London police station for questioning. The manager of a nearby Chinese takeaway shop, who asked not to be named, said: “The people in the shop saw him and brought him inside our shop while they called an ambulance. They stayed with him until the ambulance came, it happened further up the road. The boy just lay down inside the shop here, he looked about 21 or 22. We just tried to help him, I didn’t see any blood, I was scared to look.” Police do not believe the incident is gang related.
Metropolitan Police said “Police in Bexley were called to Wellington Parade, Sidcup at 21:31hrs on Friday 19th June by London Ambulance Service (LAS) following reports of a stabbing. Officers attended and found a man in his twenties suffering from stab injuries to his chest. The man was taken by LAS to a south London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition. Two men have been arrested in connection with this incident and taken to a south London police station for questioning. At this early stage, this incident is not believed to be gang related. Enquiries are ongoing.”