Police said they were called to Great Dover Street just before 5.30pm after receiving reports of a fight. Officers found a man with stab injuries and despite London Air Ambulance arriving, he was declared dead at the scene.
Police are yet to release the victims name or age.
However, a bymber of people have been arrested and a Section 60 order, giving police extra powers to stop and search suspects, has been issued.
The air ambulance landed in the playground of St Saviour’s and St Olave’s School at Bricklayer’s Arms.
According to the London-SE1 website paths have been closed off in the area.
Police are appealing for information.
Norman Brennan wrote on Twitter: “A man has been stabbed to death in Borough area of Southwark London where a group of males were reported fighting! Police were called at 5.28pm this evening & victim was pronounced dead at scene! As is always usual now a Sec 60 is now in place until the next one!”
Another panicked resident wrote: “What happened great Dover street roads closed off forensics present?”
Published at Wed, 13 May 2020 18:13:00 +0000