Saturday, 12 June 2010

Shepherd's Bush Tube stabbing

As if we hadn't had enough of this in the last few days a boy has been stabbed today and is in a critical position in a hospital. The 16 year old was attacked outside the station, no more details as yet.

Police believe this morning's violence happened following an altercation involving around five youths.
Anyone with information that may assist police should call CID officers on 020 8246 2669 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

If you have info as usual please add it in the comments

1700 Sunday UPDATE: The boy appears to be improving in hospital. The Police have just released this account of what hapenned:

Police were called at around 0045hrs on Saturday, 12 June, to reports of a stabbing outside Shepherd's Bush Underground station.


Officers attended and a 16-year-old youth was found suffering stab wounds.


He was taken to a south London hospital where his condition is described as stable.


A second 16-year-old youth was found nearby suffering a stab wound to the arm. He was arrested and taken to a central London hospital. He has now been discharged from hospital and bailed, pending further inquiries, to a date in July.


Officers from Hammersmith & Fulham CID are investigating.


Police believe an altercation took place involving around five youths. Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are ongoing.


Anyone with information that may assist police should call CID officers on 020 8246 2669 or, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Shepherd's Bush Underground station remained open, but the Overground station was closed until midday on Saturday. The station has now re-opened.

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