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Seven Sisters Road assault: Police launch murder investigation after man dies

PUBLISHED: 08:31 30 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:57 30 November 2017

Police and forensics officers in Seven Sisters Road following the assault.

Police and forensics officers in Seven Sisters Road following the assault.

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A murder investigation is under way after a man was fatally attacked in a Seven Sisters Road cafe on Tuesday night.

Bethel Cafe Restaurant in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, was still cordoned off at 10.45am today. Picture: James Morris Bethel Cafe Restaurant in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, was still cordoned off at 10.45am today. Picture: James Morris

The man, in his 40s, died at about 2.15pm yesterday. No arrests have been made.

As reported in the Gazette, police were called to Seven Sisters Road, near its junction with Pooles Park in Finsbury Park, at about 10pm on Wendnesday.

The man was suffering life-threatening injuries after being assaulted at Bethel Cafe Restaurant, which forensics officers were still examining yesterday afternoon. There was still a police cordon this morning.

The man’s next-of-kin have been informed of the death.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8345 3865 or 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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