Five arrests made in connection with death of teen in Walthamstow

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Bubacar Jabbie in Walthamstow have made five arrests.

Two men aged 18, two males aged 17, and one aged 15 were arrested this morning, Thursday, March 25, following warrants in east London.

Bubacar Jabbie Dukureh, 17, who was known to his family as Bubacar Jabbie, was attacked in Walthamstow on October 23, 2020.

Officers were called at 9.20pm to Westbury Road, E17, after Mr Jabbie was found suffering from a stab injury. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination held on October 27, 2020 established the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

Detective Inspector Joanna Yorke, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “This was a senseless and violent attack on a teenager on the streets of London.

“Our team has been working hard to establish the full circumstances around the incident and this is a significant update in the investigation.”

Mick Ferris

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