Man stabbed in the leg in Harlesden

A man was stabbed in Harlesden yesterday evening (pic credit: Twitter@misstew)

A man was stabbed in Harlesden yesterday evening (pic credit: Twitter@misstew) - Credit: Archant

A police investigation is underway after a man was stabbed in Harlesden yesterday evening.

David Headlam was stabbed in Drayton Road

David Headlam was stabbed in Drayton Road - Credit: Archant

The victim, in his 20s, was knifed in the back of the leg in Harrow Road at the corner off Scrubs Lane at 8.15pm.

Police who were called to the scene administered first aid until paramedics arrived.

The man is in hospital where his condition is not believed to be life-threatening,

A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.


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The stabbing is the third in Harlesden in less than a fortnight.

On June 28, a 24-year-old man was knifed in Harlesden High Street and the following day teenager Davis Headlam was stabbed to death in Drayton Road.

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Three teenagers are in custody charged with the 18-year-old’s murder.

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