Boy, 15, and man arrested after Spanish student is stabbed in Willesden

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a Spanish student in Willesden have arrested two more people.

The 30-year-old was slashed with a knife after he refused to hand over his rucksack to two men who had tried to steal it outside Brondesbury Court in Willesden Lane.

He received serious injuries and was taken a hospital in central London hospital where his condition improved.

He has since returned to Spain.

A 15-year-old boy and a 20-year-old were arrested by officers last month.

They have since been released on bail to return to a police station in July.

A 15 and a 17-year-old who was arrested the day after the attack have been eliminated from police enquiries.

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DC Fiona Davidson, from Brent CID, is appealing for witnesses for the attack which took place on January 5, at 12.35am.

She said: “This was a shockingly violent attack on a man who was simply attempting to prevent the robbery of his bag.

“I would urge anyone who saw what happened, or who has information about those responsible, to make contact with police.”

Anyone with information can call 020 8733 3709 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.