A man is fighting for his life after being stabbed following reports of a fight on a north west
Emergency crews were called to reports of an altercation on Hindes Road near the centre of Harrow where they found a 20-year-old man suffering from stab wounds.
A London Air Ambulance arrived minutes later and rushed the man to a major trauma centre where he is believed to be in critical condition.
Met Police have arrested two men on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.
Three more people – one man and two women – have also been arrested for conspiracy to commit GBH.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: ‘We were called at 3.25pm today to reports of a stabbing in Hindes Road, Harrow.
A man is in critical condition after being stabbed after reports of a fight in Harrow town centre
‘We sent an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic practitioner and an incident response officer, and also dispatched medics from London’s Air Ambulance by road. The first of our medics arrived in less than four minutes.
‘Our crews have treated a man at the scene for stab wounds and are taking him as a priority to a major trauma centre.’
Met Police spokesperson said: ‘Police were called to Hindes Road, Harrow at 15:19hrs on Sunday, 7 February following reports of a fight.
‘Officers attended with London Ambulance Service and found a 20-year-old man who had been stabbed.
‘He has been taken to a west London hospital where his injuries have been assessed as life threatening.
‘Two males have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and possession of an offensive weapon.
‘A further three people – one male and two females – have been arrested for conspiracy to commit GBH.
‘Anyone with information about this incident should call 101 with the reference CAD3924/07FEB.’
It comes after a spate of stabbings in the capital over the weekend left two dead and 11 injured in eight separate attacks.
Sven Badzak, 22, was attacked on Willesden Lane in Kilburn just after 5.30pm yesterday and died on the street with his bag of shopping next to him.
A second man – believed to be aged in his teens – was taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as critical.
An order granting police additional ‘stop and search’ powers in the Kilburn area was issued in the wake of the double stabbing.
Sven Badzak, 22, was attacked in Kilburn yesterday and was pronounced dead at the scene
The incident was the latest in a blood-soaked 48 hours in London with several stabbings across the capital, including a fatal stabbing in Kilburn which left a 22-year-old man dead at the scene
Police say there have been no arrests, and inquiries are continuing.
Meanwhile, a 22-year-old man was killed in a fatal stabbing in Wisbeach Road, Croydon, at approximately 8.20pm on Friday.
His death is being investigated by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.
Detectives are also investigating four further incidents that occurred on Friday evening in Croydon, Wandsworth and Chislehurst in which a number of people sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Two men have been arrested.
At 11.20am on Saturday, officers were called to reports of a fight in Hadleigh Grove, Couldson.
They found a man in his 20s who had been stabbed. He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Two men have been arrested in relation to that incident.
Shortly after 3pm on Saturday, police were alerted by London Ambulance Service that a 24-year-old man had been stabbed in London Road, Croydon.
He was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life threatening. A crime scene was put in place and an investigation is underway.
Yesterday afternoon, senior officers from the South Area Command Unit met with key partners and representatives from across the community to discuss the policing response in the coming days.
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