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Man is stabbed to death outside Post Office

  • Two men were arrested in connection to the death of a man in Farnborough
  • Witnesses reported seeing a gang of men ride up to the Post Office on bikes
  • He was then stabbed to death and died before he could be taken to hospital 

A man has been killed after he was stabbed to death by a gang of knife-wielding attackers outside a Post Office. 

Paramedics desperately struggled for more than an hour to save the victim. Despite their best efforts he passed away in a pool of his own blood from multiple stab wounds before he could be taken to hospital.

A murder investigation is now underway and two men have been arrested in connection to the stabbing in Farnborough, Hampshire.

The attack took place at around 1.30pm today, and it is not clear whether the victim had been targetted in a botched robbery which had gone wrong.

A man has been killed after he was stabbed to death by a gang of knife-wielding attackers outside a Post Office

Paramedics desperately struggled for more than an hour to save the victim. Despite their best efforts he passed away in a pool of his own blood from multiple stab wounds before he could be taken to hospital

Paramedics desperately struggled for more than an hour to save the victim. Despite their best efforts he passed away in a pool of his own blood from multiple stab wounds before he could be taken to hospital

Witnesses said the people responsible for the stabbing may have been riding bikes although no further details about them were known. 

A spokesman for Hamphire Constabulary said: ‘We have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Farnborough. 

‘Officers were called to Mayfield Road at 1.45pm following the discovery of an injured man. Officers attended with our colleagues from South East Coast Ambulance Service. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Officers are currently at the scene as investigations into the exact circumstances of the man’s death continue. Police have arrested two men in connection with this incident.

‘At this time, we believe we have not spoken to all of those involved in the incident and searches are continuing in the area. We have a number of officers in the area so if you have any concerns please speak to them or your local neighbourhood team.

‘Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call us on 101, quoting incident number 463, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’ 

A post-mortem examination is expected to start early next week

A post-mortem examination is expected to start early next week

A murder investigation is now underway and two people have been arrested in connection with the death

A murder investigation is now underway and two people have been arrested in connection with the death

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