A 16-year-old boy who died after being stabbed in Hounslow last night (November 24) has been pictured for the first time.
Rishmeet Singh died after being stabbed on a residential street in Southall, West London.
Police were called to Raleigh Road at 9.07pm on Wednesday (November 24) to reports of a stabbing.
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Despite the best efforts of emergency services, Rishmeet died at the scene a short time later.
Friends believe Rishmeet was stabbed over a fake Gucci pouch he always wore, reports the Evening Standard.
(Image: Evening Standard)
Police set up a cordon on Raleigh Road, which still remains, and forensics have been collecting evidence throughout today.
A resident nearby said he saw the police cars arrive at 9pm last night and questioned why anyone would carry a knife.
Mr Nadeem said: “My condolences to the poor boy’s family, when will this stop? Why are people carrying knives with them in this estate?
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There have been no arrests as yet and enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 7200/24Nov.
Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
If you would like to pay a tribute to Rishmeet, feel free to email [email protected] to have your voice heard
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