Bourne Avenue, Hayes stabbing leaves boy, 16, dead

Bourne Avenue, Hayes stabbing leaves boy, 16, dead

The incident happened in Bourne Avenue at 1.30pm today (May 24).

Police, London Ambulance Service paramedics, and an air ambulance attended and found a boy injured.  

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

No arrests have been made as police enquires continue.

Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson, lead for policing in Hillingdon, said: “I am so saddened to confirm that another teenager has lost his life to knife crime on our streets.

“There will be a significant policing presence in the area as homicide detectives work to trace whoever is responsible for this terrible incident.

“I urge you to come forward and speak to us immediately if you have information or material that can help us.”

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “An investigation has been launched after a teenager was fatally stabbed in west London.

“Police were called at 1.30pm on Friday, 24 May to Bourne Avenue, Hayes to reports of a stabbing.

“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance paramedics responded and were on scene within minutes.

“Despite the extensive efforts of medics the victim, aged 16, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“His next of kin are aware. We will ensure they are supported as best we possibly can by specially trained officers.

“A crime scene is in place. At this very early stage there have been no arrests.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has footage or images that can help our detectives, should call 101 or post @MetCC ref CAD 3832/24 May.”

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