Pictured: Boy, 16, killed after brutal knife attack near north London tube station


olice have issued an image of a youngster who sustained deadly accidents after being stabbed close to a north London tube station.

Officers have been scrambled to Preston Highway, in Wembley, on Thursday night after {the teenager} was attacked.

Drekwon Patterson, 16, was handled by paramedics on the scene at round 11.30pm earlier than being taken to hospital.

Regardless of the efforts of emergency providers, he died shortly earlier than 9am on Friday.

Police mentioned the sufferer was from the Wembley space and his subsequent of kin have been knowledgeable.

A autopsy examination is but to happen.

Murder detectives from Specialist Crime are main the investigation and have been trawling for clues close to Preston Highway tube station the place {the teenager} was attacked,

No arrests have been made.

Chief Superintendent Sara Leach, in command of policing in Brent, mentioned: “It’s one other tragedy {that a} boy of simply 16 years outdated has died as the results of a knife crime.

“My ideas are together with his household presently and my officers, alongside murder detectives, are doing all the things they’ll to establish and arrest these accountable.


“There shall be enhanced reassurance patrols within the Preston Highway space as I do know the area people can have been deeply affected by the demise of a youngster.

“I might urge anybody who witnessed any of the occasions main as much as the stabbing, or is aware of something about who did it, to contact police instantly.”

Anybody with any data is requested to name police on 101, quoting CAD 8167/18Feb, or data might be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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