Teenage boys arrested in connection with Willesden stabbing released on bail
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Two teenage boys arrested in connection with the stabbing of Spanish student in Willesden have been bailed.
Investigating officers questioned the 15 and 17-year-old following the vicious attack outside Brondesbury Court in Willesden Lane, on Sunday at 12.35am.
The 30-year-old was slashed with a knife after he refused to hand over his rucksack to two men who had tried to steal it.
He received serious injuries and was taken a hospital in central London hospital where his condition is now stable but may be life-changing.
The boys were arrested on suspicion of GBH in the early hours of yesterday morning.
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They have been released on police bail until next month pending further enquiries.
DC Fiona Davidson, from Brent CID, said: “This was a shockingly violent attack on a man who was simply attempting to prevent the robbery of his bag.
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“I would urge anyone who saw what happened, or who has information about those responsible, to make contact with police.”
Anyone with information can call 020 8733 3709 or Crimestoppers anonymously