Double stabbing in Brent: One man killed in Harlesden and another fighting for his life after Wembley attack

Preston Road. Picture: @999London

Preston Road. Picture: @999London - Credit: Archant

One man has died and another is fighting for his life in hospital after a night of violence in Harlesden and Wembley.

A 21-year-old was fatally stabbed in Harlesden High Street at about 9pm.

The victim is thought to have been attacked by a group of men before seeking help at a betting shop, police said.

He was taken to hospital but died at 2:47am this morning.

Next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination is due to take place soon.


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The murder are now investigating.

Seven men have been arrested in connection with the attack and are currently in custody.

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Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101 ref CAD 7897/23Apr.

Earlier in the evening just after 6.30pm emergency services were called to reports of men fighting in Preston Road.

A 28 year-old man was found with stab injuries and taken to hospital.

His condition is being treated as life-threatening, Scotland Yard said.

A crime scene is in place and enquiries continue.

Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101 ref CAD 6619/23Apr.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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