A young man has died this evening after being stabbed repeatedly earlier in the day leaving the capital in mourning once again.

The victim was knifed in a "garage area outdoors" and police were called to Tellson Avenue in Woolwich just before 2.45pm.

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Police say the victim, believed to be in his early 20s, was taken to hospital but died at 8.55pm.

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A crime scene remains in place and the man's next of kin has been informed of the untimely death.

No arrests have been made and a post mortem will take place in due course.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call 101 quoting 4835/10JUL, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.