Knifeman LAUGHED after girls, 16 and 17, stabbed in South London as Good Samaritan tells how one fainted in his arms

A KNIFEMAN laughed after two teen women have been knifed in a ugly double stabbing – as a hero bystander advised how one sufferer fainted in his arms.

The women, aged 16 and 17, have been stabbed in the broad daylight assault exterior the takeaway in West Norwood, South East London yesterday.


CCTV exhibits boys preventing earlier than two teen women have been stabbed

Four boys – aged between 16 and 17 – have been arrested on suspicion of tried homicide and stay in custody.

The victims and suspects are all recognized to one another, police confirmed.

The 16-year-old stays in a critical however secure situation in hospital, whereas the 17-year-old’s accidents don’t seem like life-threatening.

A shocked witness has advised how the group of boys laughed as he fled the scene after the horror unfolded erupted.

She mentioned: “One of them was laughing, they thought it was really humorous what that they had carried out.

“Both women have been standing up in the road and one of them appeared very shocked and a bit withdrawn, she managed to take a seat down on the bus cease.

“I needed to name the paramedics and was screaming and was attempting to place stress on her again to cease the movement of blood.

“I put stress on each women wounds utilizing a hoodie and as soon as I acquired that below management a gentleman came visiting and took over and I attended to the opposite lady.

“The medics turned up and shaped a circle across the women however she wasn’t letting anybody else contact her so that they let me keep for some time.

“She was holding my hand and she was squeezing it.

“We have been attempting to speak to her and maintain her calm.

“She stored saying she was going to be in hassle and I used to be saying to her she was going to be wonderful.”

The fight took place outside a kebab shop


The battle happened exterior a kebab store
One of the group appears to run away after the fight


One of the group seems to run away after the battle
CCTV shows the girls in a repair shop before the stabbing


CCTV exhibits the ladies in a restore store earlier than the stabbing

Good Samaritan Lukeland Brown, 54, additionally advised how he helped one of the ladies as she fainted in his arms.

He described how she requested him to verify her again as she was in a “lot of ache” whereas on the telephone to her mom.

Lukeland added: ““I did so fastidiously and noticed that there was an enormous lump the place a stab wound was. She had suffered some inside bleeding.

“A couple of moments later she fainted and I helped her gently to the pavement and put her on her stomach as a result of she’d been stabbed in the again. She had one other stab wound below her arm pit.

“Her good friend was transferring unusually like she had additionally been stabbed. I requested a girl on the scene to verify her over and she was capable of verify that she’d been stabbed as soon as.”

Police on the scene where two teen girls were stabbed in West Norwood


Police on the scene the place two teen women have been stabbed in West NorwoodCredit: The Sun
A cordon remains in place today


A cordon stays in place at the momentCredit: The Sun

It comes after surprising CCTV appeared to point out a bunch of not less than 5 youths brawling exterior the restaurant.

Two boys might be seen preventing earlier than working off as shocked onlookers watch on.

Just seconds later, the ladies stumbled to a bus cease earlier than collapsing – with the youthful mentioned to have a blade nonetheless lodged in her again.

It shouldn’t be clear if the group in the CCTV footage are concerned in the double stabbing.

Second CCTV additionally exhibits the ladies dropping of a PS4 and iPhone at a restore store earlier than the massacre.

The retailer’s proprietor mentioned: “The two victims have been captured on the store’s CCTV whereas they waited for his or her PS4 and iPhone 8 Plus to be examined.

“I noticed one of them, carrying a gray hoodie and flat cap, mendacity on the ground by the bus cease.

“Her good friend, carrying a light-weight gray tracksuit was sitting on the bus cease.”

Two teenage girls have been rushed to hospital after a horror stabbing in London yesterday afternoon


Two teenage women have been rushed to hospital after a horror stabbing in London yesterday afternoonCredit: UkNewsinPictures
The girls, aged 16 and 17, were attacked outside a takeaway in broad daylight


The women, aged 16 and 17, have been attacked exterior a takeaway in broad daylightCredit: UkNewsinPictures

A member of employees at takeaway Maeme’s, just some yards from the place the teenage women have been attacked, mentioned: “I may see the ladies from the store, that they had run from behind the store.

“One of the ladies, she nonetheless had the knife in her, it was only a small one.

“There have been lots of people already serving to the ladies, they have been crying, and appeared in ache, however I simply hope they’re okay.”

Cemal Altunton who works in Efes restaurant, the place the ladies have been helped by members of the general public, added: “The women had been stabbed after a battle on the again, behind the store, that’s what I had been advised.

“Then I heard these individuals on the bus cease, one of them was on the ground, there wasn’t lots of blood.”


Hero bystanders rushed to assist the ladies in the bus cease earlier than they have been each taken to hospital.

An air ambulance additionally landed on the roof of a close-by B&Q after cops have been referred to as to West Norwood Road simply after 4.40pm.

It was initially feared that one of the victims was critically ailing with life-threatening accidents.

But police later confirmed: “The youthful sufferer’s situation has now been assessed as critical however secure.

“The second sufferer’s accidents don’t seem like life-threatening.”

Forensics officers are combing the scene for clues


Forensics officers are combing the scene for cluesCredit: UkNewsinPictures
An air ambulance landed on the roof of a nearby B&Q


An air ambulance landed on the roof of a close-by B&QCredit: UkNewsinPictures

Detective Sergeant Rob Merrett of the Met Police’s Central South Command Unit mentioned: “This is a surprising incident involving two younger feminine victims, one of whom stays severely ailing in hospital.

“It has understandably brought on appreciable alarm in the group.

“Officers responded instantly when the 999 name was acquired.

“Two boys have been rapidly apprehended close to the scene, and pressing enquiries led to 2 different males being arrested in a while at addresses in Lambeth.

“All 4 are actually in custody and my staff are conducting a radical investigation to ascertain what has led to this unacceptable violence.

“I urge anybody who has info, photos and video that might help us to make contact instantly.




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“It is crucial that we work with the group to totally set up what has occurred right here and carry any offenders to justice.”

Anyone with info on the surprising incident is requested to name police through 101 quoting reference Cad 4970/25Apr.

To stay nameless, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Four teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder


Four teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of tried homicideCredit: UkNewsinPictures
Police were called to West Norwood Road


Police have been referred to as to West Norwood RoadCredit: BPM

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