Posted: 13.11.21 at 09:01 by The Editor
A woman in her 80s is fighting for her life in hospital and a man believed to be aged 20 has died following a fatal stabbing in Brentford yesterday evening.
Police have launched an investigation after two people were stabbed at around 8:00pm on Friday, 12 November, in Albany Parade, Brentford.
One man, believed to be aged around 20-years-old, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman, aged in her 80s, was taken to hospital after suffering stab injuries and her condition is believed to be critical.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the man in his 20s, as such his family have not yet been informed.
A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
The Metropolitian Police have said that at this stage, there is nothing to suggest the incident is linked to terrorism.
No arrests have been made so far as enquiries are ongiong to establish the circumstances.
Albany Parade is located just off Brentford High Street and Ealing Road.
Hounslow Council issued a statement in response.
Cllr Katherine Dunne, Cabinet Member for Communities and Climate Emergency, said: "This is sad, distressing news and our thoughts and sympathies are with the family and friends of the deceased and the injured woman.
"This kind of crime is very rare in Hounslow, and we join the police in appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to call the police on 101, quoting reference 6423/12nov or, if they wish to remain anonymous to contact independent charity Crimestoppers. At this stage, there is nothing to suggest that the incident is linked to terrorism.”
Anyone who may have been witness to anything or anyone who may have information regarding the incident is being asked to call 101 ref 6423/12nov.
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