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Theon Campbell-Pitter: boxer, 16, stabbed death in New Cross named after coaches get paid tribute

Devastated coaches paid tribute to young boxer Theon Campbell-Pitter, from Lewisham, was said to have “his whole life ahead of him of him” until he was attacked.

“This just can’t go on with young people,” They added.

Witnesses spotted the gang roaming the park before “hell broke loose” and the suspects fled. in all directions.

The police were called shortly after 4:00 pm to report the incident. of fight outside moonshot center in Angus Street, New Cross on Wednesday.

Despite the efforts of paramedics and air ambulance, teenager stated dead from stab wounds at the scene.

Police at the scene in New Cross

/ PA wire

On Thursday, Scotland Yard said Theon had been attacked. in “Dawn” in “busy areaand urged the witnesses to get in touch.

“I will like thank those who have already to come forward and talked to the police about what they saw, but I know there will be others who haven’t done it yet,” Nigel Penny told DCI, who is an leading in murder study of.

“I urge you to make contact and provide us with Any information you have, it doesn’t matter how may seem insignificant. We building picture of in events which led to Theon’s murder and yours information could prove be a vital part of that picture.

“I will also appeal to anyone who took photos or videos events around that time of This attack; again – please receive in contact with us and share What do you have.”

He said information general with the police will treat in “the strictest confidence” but Crimestoppers could also can be contacted completely anonymously.

Cordon remains in place next to Deptford Green School and Double Jab Boxing Club.

In a tribute boxing club Double Jab stated: “This is with heavy heart that we must announce death of one of our junior members who was mortally wounded tonight outside our gym.

“A 16-year-old boy with his whole life ahead of they took him too soon knife crime.It is these destructive moments that emphasize how urgently our fight against knife crime is an.

“This just can’t go on with young people. Our hearts with in family of in young Human, who there is now facing loss of their favorite son. We are devastated.”

Police recruit more staff in in area after the “senseless attack” as they said they were aware of “anxiety and shock” in in community.

“I want calm down people This team of experienced detectives investigate Theon’s case murder and they will do everything in their power power define and arrest those responsiblesaid Detective Superintendent Danny Gosling. of Southeast command division of the Met.

“But they need your help and I would refer to those who have information do the right thing, Theon family and friends and tell the police that you know.

“Inhabitants in New Cross area will see an increased police presence in coming days, including local officers. If you have any concerns or information anyone who can help, please go up to them and talk to them.”

BUT dog Walker, 41 who stumbled upon fight, said the Standard: “It was a massacre, all hell broke loose. I noticed that some boys were hanging around community center and hear what was bad atmosphere.

“I can’t point my finger on but there was tension. next minute, the boy was bleeding on land, others fled in all directions.

“There were screams and people trying help injured guy. The police were here quickly and moved us away from the stage. Then air the ambulance arrived. It was very depressing.”

Section 60 granting police were given additional powers to stop and search for the whole area of Lewis.

This is the fourth teen murder. in capital is yearafter record thirty last year.

Previous high was 29 in 2008.

Donovan Allen, 18, stabbed death in the block of apartments in Enfield on February 7th was years first victim.

Schoolboy Tyler Hurley, 16, was fatally stabbed. on bus 173 in Chadwell Heath on March 14th.

City University student 19-year-old Sabitha Tanwani was discovered with severe neck injury in her halls of Clerkenwell of stay in five days.

The suspects have been charged with murder in three previous teen murders.

By April 14, 11 teenage murders had been committed. last year.

Anyone with information who could help the police with solution to Theon’s problem murder asked to contact the Incident Room on 020 8721 4622 or tweet @MetCC.

Alternatively, you can leave information with independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers.org.


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