Police have launched an investigation after three people were injured following a fight in Hounslow .
Three people have suffered knife wounds, one of whom, a 27-year-old man, is said to be in a life-threatening condition in hospital.
Police were called to Kingsley Road in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday November 8 following reports of a fight.
Officers found two men and a women with injuries, they were taken to hospital.
The 27-year-old man remains in hospital, while a 26-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman have been discharged.
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Time to close the blog
We’ve come to the end of our blog following this morning’s fight which saw three people stabbed including one seriously injured on Kingsley Road in Hounslow, at around 12.30am.
Police found two men and a woman with knife wounds who were taken to hospital.
A man aged 27 is said to be suffering from life threatening injuries and remains in hospital.
A second man and a woman, both aged 26, have been discharged.
All three have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and affray.
A fourth person in his mid 20s has also been arrested on suspicion of affray. They remain in custody at a west London police station.
Extra officers were deployed in the area and a police cordon was in place until around 3pm.
Police said the four people involved are known to each other.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call police in Hounslow via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Message of reassurance from Hounslow chief inspector Wayne Matthews
Chief Inspector of Neighbourhood for Hounslow, Wayne Matthews, spoke to getwestlondon following the incident to reassure residents that the nature of the stabbing was between individuals known to each other and not a random attack of violence.
He also addressed the increase in violence involving weapons in the borough following the third stabbing on the streets of Hounslow in the short space of a month.
Mr Matthews said: “Our message to the community is this was not an unprovoked attack.
“We believe this to be an ongoing dispute between individuals concerned and not a random attack.
“There is no risk to other members of the public.”
Buses return to normal
Routes 111 and H28 which were placed on diversion via Grove Road and Hanworth Road due to the closure of Kingsley Road, Hounslow following this morning’s stabbing incident have been returned to their normal routes, Tfl confirmed.
Police cordon lifted
Met Police have confirmed the police cordon has been lifted and Kingsley Road has reopened to traffic and pedestrians.
Latest update from the Met Police
A 27-year-old man remains in a life threatening condition in hospital.
Two others who suffered from knife wounds, a 26-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were discharged from hospital and are being held at a west London police station after being arrested suspicion of GBH and affray.
The 27-year-old has also been arrested on suspicion of GBH and affray.
Police reassure there is "no risk to other members of the public"
Chief Inspector of Neighbourhood for Hounslow Police, Wayne Matthews, spoke to getwestlondon following the incident in the early hours of this morning.
He was keen to reassure residents that the nature of the stabbing is between individuals known to each other and not random attacks of violence on members of the public.
Mr Matthews said:
“The altercation is believed to be involving an ongoing dispute between the individuals.
“This was not an unprovoked attack. We believe this to be an ongoing dispute between individuals concerned and not a random attack. “Therefore there is no risk to other members of the public.”
There has been an increase in police presence in the area, to gather information from the public and to provide reassurance to the community.
Kingsley Road remains closed
A police cordon remains in place on Kingsley road.
Lorry driver, David Memory uses the road to access a warehouse for deliveries, he told getwestlondon: “I’ve been waiting here for around two and a half hours, I use the road for access.”
Pedestrians are being diverted down Myrtle Road and Prince Regent Road.
Police cordon and road closure still in place
Kingsley Road is still closed to traffic and pedestrians after the fight earlier this morning that saw three people suffer stab wounds.
A 27-year-old man was rushed to hospital with life threatening conditions, while two others have since been discharged but remain in police custody.
Employees couldn't get to work this morning
An employee of a snack shop in Kingsley Road said staff couldn’t get to the store because of the police cordon.
The member of staff at Snaxatac, who asked not to be named said: “My colleagues got here at just before 6am this morning and couldn’t get into the shop because of taping.”
Police investigation is ongoing
Police are continuing to investigate a fight in Hounslow that left three people with knife wounds, one of them seriously injured. Shortly before 12.30am this morning police were alerted to the fight in Kingsley Road, Hounslow.
Enquiries are ongoing.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police in Hounslow via 101. To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.
Road due not likely to open until this afternoon
This photo from the scene was posted online by Huw Morgan just after 11am.
Transport for London said the road is likely to remain closed until this afternoon.
@mrhuwmorgan It looks unlikely to reopen any time soon. Possibly this afternoon— TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) November 8, 2016
Fourth man arrested
A fourth man was also arrested during the incident on suspicion of affray.
The man, who is in his mid twenties, was uninjured and is currently being held at a west London police station.
Route 111 H28 on diversion via Grove Road and Hanworth Road due to the closure of Kingsley Road Hounslow following a police incident— TfL Bus Alerts (@TfLBusAlerts) November 8, 2016
Bus diversions have been in place due to road closures after the incident.
Traffic and pedestrians are being diverted as a police cordon remains in place on Kingsley Road.
Footage from the scene
Getwestlondon reporter Lois Swinnerton is at the scene of the stabbing, where a police cordon remains in place.
Three taken to hospital and arrested
Three people were taken to hospital after the incident in Kingsley Road early this morning, and all three were also arrested.
Along with the 27-year-old suffering from life threatening injuries, a 26-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman were taken to hospital but have since been discharged.
All three have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and affray.
The two discharged are currently being held at a west London police station.
Man in 'life threatening condition' after stabbing
Police say a 27-year-old man was seriously injured during the incident and is in hospital with life threatening injuries.
A Met spokesperson said: “Officers attended and found two men and a woman injured. All three were taken to hospital. A 27-year-old man remains in hospital. His injuries are described as life threatening at this time.”
Not thought to be gang related
Police say that at this stage the stabbing is not thought to be gang related and that the people involved know each other.
A statement from the Metropolitan Police said: “At this early stage though, it is thought all parties are known to each other, and it is not thought to be gang related”
Four people have been arrested
The three injured were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and affray.
The 26-year-old woman and 26-year-old man discharged from hospital have been taken into custody at a west London police station.
A 27-year-old man who was also arrested, remains in a critical condition in hospital.
A fourth man, who was uninjured, was arrested on suspicion of affray. The man, in his 20s is in custody at a west London police station.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police in Hounslow via 101.