Guilty: Man, 20, who carried out vicious stabbing near Wembley Stadium

Mergim Krasniqi has been convicted of attempted murder

Mergim Krasniqi has been convicted of attempted murder - Credit: Archant

A 20-year-old man who carried out a brutal stabbing during a fight near Wembley Stadium has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Mergim Krasniqi, of Victoria Avenue, Wembley, and an unknown accomplice, chased and knifed the 45-year-old victim several times during the brawl in Empire Way.

The victim had to undergo surgery to save his life following the attack in September 2013.

After fleeing the scene Krasniqi, who was identified by witnesses, went into hiding for 10 days before he was arrested at an address in Ada Lewis House in Empire Way.

He was found guilty at Harrow Crown Court and will be sentenced on March 13.

Detective Sergeant Edward Salter, said: “I am pleased that this dangerous young man has been found guilty. I pay tribute to a number of local residents who came forward to testify and also to the victim and his family for their bravery.”

Mumin Malik, 24, of Crawford Street, Stonebridge, was acquitted of attempted murder and wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm

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The case against Krasniqi’s twin brother Leutrim was dropped due to insufficient evidence.