A teenage boy was left “mendacity in a pool of his own blood” after being stabbed in West London.
Passersby rushed to assist the 15-year-old whereas emergency companies had been making their strategy to the scene on Harbour Avenue, Chelsea.
The boy was attacked at 6.50pm final night time (Wednesday, May 5) and though his accidents had been extreme his situation was later classed as non-life threatening.
One witness, a black cab driver who needs to stay nameless, described to My London what he noticed.
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He stated: “I got here alongside a jiffy after the younger man was stabbed, the police or ambulance weren’t there once I got here alongside however they had been a few individuals attempting to assist him and discuss to him.
“Then the police turned up and had been attempting very onerous to save lots of him, when two of the alleged attackers appeared on the scene and tried to assault him once more, however the police handled them swiftly they usually had been arrested.
“But I additionally discover that the sufferer was carrying an ankle tag, so it appears he was in some kind of bother, however that is neither right here nor there, watching this younger man mendacity in a pool of his own blood was very upsetting.”
A Section 60 was briefly put in place following the assault. This quickly gave police enhanced Stop & Search powers.
A spokesperson for the Met Police stated: “Police had been known as at roughly 6.50pm on Wednesday, May 5 to stories of a male stabbed in Harbour Avenue, SW10.
“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene and located a male, believed aged 15, struggling stab accidents. He was taken to hospital, the place his situation was later assessed as not life-threatening.
“Two males have been arrested in reference to this incident; additional particulars await.
“Against the law scene stays in place; enquiries into the incident are ongoing.
“Anyone with data that might help police at this early stage is requested to name 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 6025/5May.
“You may also contact the unbiased charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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