Blood stains in the street are a stark reminder of a stabbing that took place in King's Road on Tuesday (October 10) evening.
Metropolitan Police attended the incident in King's Road at the junction with Slaidburn Street where a 16-year-old boy had been stabbed at 7.31pm.
The teenager was rushed from the scene to a west London hospital - at 12pm on Wednesday (October 11) police confirmed his condition is stable.
Less than 24 hours after the stabbing the police cordon was removed and on Wednesday tall that remained were the blood stains that remained on the pavement.
Ernest Satjeesbeen was working at the King's Road Co-operative supermarket on Tuesday night at the time of the stabbing.
Speaking to getwestlondon he said: "I was working upstairs when it happened so I didn't see anything but I saw police there when I was leaving work at around 8pm."
He added: "It doesn't surprise me, I've worked here for 20 years and there are troubled kids that live around here.
"There are gang problems and I know it's sad but it doesn't surprise me someone got stabbed."
A cordon was put in place during the evening as part of the road was closed and traffic was asked to avoid the area.
A spokesman for Metropolitan Police said: "Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found a 16-year-old boy with stab injuries."
No arrests have yet been made.
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101.
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