Man in a stable condition after being stabbed outside McDonald’s in Colindale

Air ambulance attends a man stabbed in Colindale. Picture: @CoreyFroggatt

Air ambulance attends a man stabbed in Colindale. Picture: @CoreyFroggatt - Credit: Archant

A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed outside a McDonald’s in Colindale.

Emergency services were called at 6.40pm to reports a man was stabbed in Colindeep Lane.

A man, believed to be aged in his 20s, was treated at the scene before being taken to a north London hospital where his condition is not life threatening, Scotland Yard said.

Road closures and cordons have been lifted.

Enquiries continue and there have been no arrests.

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In an unrelated incident last Friday a protest took place outside Colindale Police Station after a 14-year-old boy was arrested following a stop & search in The Concourse.

Chief Supt Roy Smith, borough commander, said on Twitter: “The same officers who were subject to intense criticism outside #Colindale police station last week today rushed to try and save the life of this young man today.

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“Without fear or favour they are the everyday heroes who run towards danger to keep London safe.”

Anyone with information about the stabbing can contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 7150/10Aug.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.