Man in His 60s Arrested After Stabbing at Sidcup Medical Centre

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Man in His 60s Arrested After Stabbing at Sidcup Medical Centre

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

A man in his 60s has been arrested following a stabbing at the Barnard Medical Centre in Sidcup, which left a medical practitioner injured.

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

Incident Details

The stabbing occurred just before 1 pm on Thursday, May 23, at the Barnard Medical Centre on Granville Road. Police were called to the scene at 12:48 pm after reports of an assault.

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

Upon arrival, officers found a medical practitioner, a man in his 50s, suffering from a knife wound to his arm. He was swiftly taken to a south London hospital where his injury was assessed as non-life-threatening. He has since been discharged.

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

Arrest Made

A man in his 60s was arrested nearby on suspicion of attempted murder. He was taken to a south London police station, where he remains in custody as investigations continue.

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

Official Statements

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police provided the following statement: “Police were called at 12:48 pm on Thursday, 23 May, to reports of a stabbing at a medical facility on Granville Road, Sidcup. Police attended. At the scene, a medical practitioner, a man aged in his 50s, had suffered a knife wound to his arm. He was taken to a south London hospital where his injury is not thought to be life-threatening. A man, aged in his 60s, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He was taken to a south London police station where he remains at this time. Officers from Greenwich, within the Met’s South East Command, are investigating.”

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

In an update on X (formerly known as Twitter), Sidcup MPS said: “Earlier today officers attended Barnard Medical Centre in Granville Road to reports of a stabbing. A member of staff suffered a laceration to their forearm. Fortunately, the injuries were non-life-threatening, and the victim has since been discharged from the hospital. Further to this, a suspect was quickly arrested nearby following this incident and he currently remains in police custody. Investigations are ongoing.”

Man In His 60s Arrested After Stabbing At Sidcup Medical Centre

Community Reaction

The incident has shocked the local community, and the medical centre has issued a statement reassuring patients and staff about the safety measures in place. Additional security has been implemented to ensure the safety of everyone at the facility.

Ongoing Investigation

The Metropolitan Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward. If you have any details that could assist the investigation, please contact the police or reach out to Crimestoppers anonymously.

Contact Information:

  • Police: Call 101 or report online quoting reference CAD 6910/25MAY24.
  • Crimestoppers: Call 0800 555 111 anonymously.

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