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Northolt stabbing: Teenager suffers stab wound to thigh in daylight attack

The Metropolitan Police has authorised a Section 60 stop and search power across Ealing

A teenager has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Northolt on Friday (October 6).

The 17-year-old suffered a stab wound to his thigh at around 3.30pm at the junction of Ramsey Close and Lillian Board Way.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing, a Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service attended the scene and rushed the victim to a west London hospital.

A spokesman for the force said local residents can now expect an increased police presence over the weekend.

He said: "Police have established a crime scene at the location and are currently conducting door to door enquiries appealing for witnesses."

“Residents will see an increased police presence in the area over the weekend as reassurance patrols are conducted," he added.

Motorists were urged to avoid Whitton Avenue West while emergency services dealt with the incident.

A teenager was stabbed at the junction of Ramsey Close and Lillian Broad Way(Image: Google Maps)

Chief Inspector Kandohla, of Ealing MPS, said that extra measures were being taken following the daylight stabbing.

He said: "A Section 60 stop and search power has been authorised across Ealing and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

"This is to reassure residents and the public that the police are doing everything to tackle knife crime in Ealing."

An officer from Acton Central MPS confirmed they are now undertaking "reassurance patrols".

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