Teen arrested over Queen’s Park stabbing

Victim, 66, is fighting for his life

A TEENAGER is being questioned after a 66-year-old man was stabbed in Queen’s Park last night (Monday).

The victim, who has not been named, is fighting for his life after he was knifed in the stomach and chest in Saltram Crescent near the junction of Croxler Road, at 10pm.

He was rushed to hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently in a critical condition.

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and he is in custody at a central London police station.

Detective Inspector Paul Armstrong, who is leading the investigation, is appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

He said: “This was a violent attack during the victim was stabbed multiple times and has been left in a critical condition in hospital.

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“I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard something, or been in the area at the time of the attack to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Westminster Serious Violence Team on 020 7321 9314 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.