Multiple emergency service vehicles rushed to a serious incident in Harrow this evening after reports of a stabbing.
An air ambulance has landed in Harrow Recreation Ground and multiple police cars were seen on Wellesley Road, near Harrow Town Centre.
Police have confirmed that a man has been stabbed to death.
Police raced to the scene at around 7:45pm this evening, footage sent to Harrow Online showed an individual being treated by paramedics on the floor.
Another police cordon has been seen on Station Road, Harrow outside an off license next to the big Tesco store.
Residents on the road have told Harrow Online that they have been asked to remain in their properties.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said:“We were called at 7.14pm yesterday (9 August) to reports of stabbing on Wellesley Road, Harrow.
“We sent numerous resources to the scene, including three ambulance crews, two incident response officers, an advanced paramedic, medics in two fast response car and a community responder. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“Our first medics arrived in less than six minutes.
“We treated two patients before taking them to hospital. Sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a person was pronounced dead at the scene.”
A spokesperson for Met Police said in a statement: “A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Harrow.
“Police were called to Wellesley Road, Harrow, at 19:13hrs on Wednesday, 9 August to reports of a stabbing.
“Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service. Two men were found with stab wounds. Sadly, one of the men was pronounced dead at the scene.
“Enquiries are ongoing to identify him and notify his next of kin.
“The other man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital. We await an update on his condition.
“A third man was found nearby with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital and his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening.
“Two males have been arrested on suspicion of murder. They have been taken into custody.”
Superintendent Matt Cray, from the local policing team in north-west London, said: “This is a devastating incident and my thoughts are with the family of the man who was killed.
“We remain in the early stages of our investigation, however I am confident there is no wider risk to the community in Harrow. Officers will remain in the area over the coming days to respond to any concerns you may have.
“A crime scene has been put in place and enquiries continue.”
Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, is asked to call police on 101, quoting CAD 6726/09Aug.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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