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A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder and theft, becoming the 11th person to be arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing on Bank Holiday Monday.

The 18-year-old visited a north London police station on Thursday, June 3.

He was questioned about the death of an 18-year-old, who was named by police Azadeeq Mohamed.

Mr Mohamed was found suffering from a stab wound in the Montrose Park tennis court area in Burnt Oak shortly before 6 p.m. on May 31.

He was treated on site by the Air Ambulance and the London Ambulance Service in London. Despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead at 7:19 p.m.

An autopsy performed at Northwick Park Hospital on Thursday found the cause of death was a stab wound to the chest.

On the evening of Mr. Mohamed’s death, seven people were taken into police custody on suspicion of offenses, including brawl and attempted murder.

The next day, the Met confirmed the total number of arrests stood at 10, with the 18-year-old arrested on Thursday becoming the 11th person to be arrested in connection with the stabbing.

A Met spokesperson confirmed this morning (Sunday) that no one has yet been charged with the murder of Mr. Mohamed.

At least nine of those arrested have been released on bail while an 18-year-old has been charged with theft.

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Earlier this week, the deputy head of the Barnet Council, Cllr David Longstaff, called the Montrose Park incident a “senseless and brutal attack”.

He added: “I join the people of Barnet in expressing my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the young man who tragically lost his life at Montrose Playing Fields on a public holiday Monday.

“I thank the police for promptly making a number of arrests. Barnet Council will continue to work with police and community groups to keep our parks and streets as safe as possible for all to enjoy. ”

Police said Montrose Park would have been extremely busy on the Bank Holiday Monday and all witnesses are being asked to come forward.

Chief Detective Inspector Claire Hine, who is leading the investigation, said: “I am truly grateful for the witnesses who have already come forward and assisted with our investigation.

“I am now appealing to more people who saw the incident happen and the moment the victim was attacked. Any information, video, image could help us understand what led to this violent incident where a young man lost his life.

“The park was busy at the time with a lot of people enjoying the sunny day. If you have any information, please contact us immediately.”

Any witnesses or those with information, videos or images that may assist the police are asked to call 101, CAD reference 5436/31 May.

Or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit

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This notice was published: 2021-06-06 10:24:00

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