Murder hunt launched after teenager dies near Wembley Stadium

Police at the scene in Wembley (Pic: Sam Corbishley)

Police at the scene in Wembley (Pic: Sam Corbishley) - Credit: Archant

A murder hunt has been launched following the death of a teenager who was attacked near Wembley Stadium.

The victim, who is believed to be in his late teens, died at the scene in Fulton Road, at around 1.15am.

He is believed to be the first teenager to be murdered in the capital in 2017.

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned at a north London police station.

Officers are informing the victim’s next of kin.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification have yet to take place.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.