Greenwich stabbing: DLR station cordoned off after man in his 30s dies in south east London

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Man in his 30s dies after being stabbed to death in Greenwich as police seek witnesses to early morning attack

  • Man in his 30s died in hospital after being stabbed on Greenwich High Road
  • His family have been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place 
  • Met Police launched an investigation after being called at 2.15am but no arrests
  • Trains are running but not stopping at cordoned-off Greenwich DLR station  
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A man in his 30s has been stabbed to death in a busy high street in south east London.

He died in hospital shortly after police and paramedics rushed to Greenwich High Road at 2.15am this morning.

His family have been told of his death and they are being supported by specialist officers from the Met Police. 

Trains are running but not stopping at the Greenwich DLR station which has been cordoned off along with pub and hostel St Christopher’s Inn. 

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Trains are running but not stopping at the Greenwich DLR station (police and cordon pictured) after a man in his 30s was stabbed

Trains are running but not stopping at the Greenwich DLR station (police and cordon pictured) after a man in his 30s was stabbed 

The cordon remains at the hotel Novotel London Greenwich to St Christopher's Inn Greenwich, pictured, which sits either of the tube station

The cordon remains at the hotel Novotel London Greenwich to St Christopher’s Inn Greenwich, pictured, which sits either of the tube station

Police were called at around 2.15am on Sunday morning and found a man in his 30s with stab injuries. Pictured: The Met Police collecting evidence from the scene

Police were called at around 2.15am on Sunday morning and found a man in his 30s with stab injuries. Pictured: The Met Police collecting evidence from the scene 

An urgent investigation is under way and the Met said there has been no arrest at this 'early' stage. Pictured: Police in front of Gourmet Bar in Greenwich High Road

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. Pictured: Police in front of the Novotel  in Greenwich High Road

An urgent investigation is under way and the Met said there has been no arrest at this ‘early’ stage. Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. Pictured: Police in front of Gourmet Bar, left, and Novotel, right, in Greenwich High Road

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The cordon remains at the hotel Novotel London Greenwich to St Christopher’s Inn Greenwich, which sits either side of the tube station. 

An investigation has been launched by the Met who have made no arrest at this ‘early’ stage.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. 

Ivy Bainbridge, 88, told MyLondon it is ‘very frightening’ and she was ‘shocked’ to open her blinds at 8am to see the scene below. 

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She added: ‘We are all elderly and live on our own. It’s frightening.

‘The pub is open until 2am and they have loud music. This is big for us here. I feel as safe as we can be, we have double locked doors and emergency pull chords.’

His family have been told of his death and they are being supported by officers from the Met Police. Pictured: Police at Greenwich High Road

His family have been told of his death and they are being supported by officers from the Met Police. Pictured: Police at Greenwich High Road

Margaret Paine, 80, told MyLondon: ‘It’s very unusual. I got up at half 5 and just could not believe what I saw. Beyond that I didn’t hear anything.’

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Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to get in touch with police. 

Southeastern Railway in an update at 10.45am said train are still not running from this station. 

Southeastern, Thameslink and DLR services are all not calling at Greenwich until further notice. 

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