Two arrested for Queen’s Park stabbing

The 18-year-old was stabbed a reported 11 times

Two men have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a teenager last Thursday.

The pair, aged 18 and 19, were arrested at their homes in west London and are currently being questioned at separate police stations in connection with the attack, which took place last Friday (7) in Selby Square, Queen’s Park.

An 18-year-old man had been walking home from a night out with friends in the early hours of the morning when he was pursued by a large gang.

He tried to run away, but tripped and fell. The group caught up and stabbed him a reported 11 times. They then fled the scene.

Police found him shortly after midnight.

He was taken to an east London hospital suffering from multiple stab wounds to his back and abdomen. His is condition is described as serious but stable.

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

Detective Chief Inspector Mick Forteath, leading the investigation, said: “I continue to urge anyone who may have

seen or heard something, or who was in the area at the time of the attack, to get in touch as soon as possible.

“Somebody somewhere knows about this crime and we need their help.”