Harrow witnessed a triple stabbing last night that has left the community in shock.
The incident happened on Wellesley Road at approximately 7:13pm (Wednesday, 9 August), prompting a rapid response by emergency services who rushed to the scene.
Today, forensic investigators have been at the scene in Harrow gathering any evidence to help Met Police after they launched a murder investigation.
According to a statement released by a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police last night, officers were called to the scene after receiving reports of a stabbing.
Upon arrival it was established that two men who had sustained stab wounds. Tragically, despite the efforts of both officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service, one of the victims died at the scene.
The victim’s identity is yet to be disclosed. Another individual received prompt medical attention on-site and was subsequently transported to a hospital. His condition remains under observation, and Harrow Online awaits updates.
A third man was discovered nearby, also with stab wounds. Fortunately, his condition has been evaluated as not life-threatening, and he was swiftly transported to a hospital for further treatment.
The gravity of the situation prompted immediate action police and two males have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.
Superintendent Matt Cray, representing North-West London police, said, “This is a devastating incident and my thoughts are with the family of the man who was killed.”
He added, “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.”
In response to the incident, a crime scene has been established, and investigators are actively pursuing leads.
Police are urging anyone who might have witnessed the incident or have relevant information to come forward.
If you have any details, please contact the police at 101, quoting CAD 6726/09Aug.