Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Jason Isaacs in Northolt have charged a 17-year-old boy with his “brutal” murder.
The teenager, arrested on suspicion of murder on Thursday (November 30), is due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court after being charged on Friday (December 1).
Detectives are still investigating and have made a new appeal for information about the stabbing, which took place in Newnham Close on November 18.
He said: “Almost two weeks on from the attack on Jason that resulted in his death, we continue to appeal for anyone who witnessed the attack, or anyone with information to come forward.
“Our suspects are four people riding on two mopeds. At least one of them was not wearing a crash helmet. Did you see them before, after or during the incident? Can you name any of them?”
Police officers were called just before 10.30pm on November 18 to reports of a young man stabbed in Newnham Close.
Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service found Jason, 18, suffering from multiple stab wounds at the scene and took him to a London hospital, where he died three days later.
DCI McHugh added: “I know that there are people who know who the suspects are and it is vital that we hear from those people without delay.
“A young man has lost his life, your information will make a huge difference and get justice for Jason's family and help us remove these dangerous individuals from your community.
“Anyone providing information that leads to a prosecution could be eligible for a police serious crime reward of up to £20,000.”
Jason's mother said: “Our amazing, beautiful Jason went out with friends for a night out and a few drinks.
"He should have come home to his loving family, instead he was brutally attacked – he never stood a chance.
“Our lives are in pieces. Every piece of information is really important. For Jason, make that call, thank you.”
Police are also keen to hear about any other victims who may have been threatened, robbed or assaulted by these four moped criminals but may not have reported the crime.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police incident room on 020 8785 8099.
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