'Random' and 'Motiveless' Stabbing in Southall

Police appeal for witnesses after man attacked


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A man was knocked unconscious and stabbed in the leg in an apparent random attack in Southall.

Detectives in Ealing are appealing for witnesses to the incident on Sunday, 7 September at approximately 03:15hrs.

A 23-year-old man was walking along by the parade of shops near the Greenford end of Lady Margaret Road and was attacked from behind outside number 492.

He was knocked unconscious and when he came round he found that he had been stabbed in the leg.  

Acting Detective Sergeant Mark Hunt, CID at Acton, said: “This appears to be a random, motiveless attack. So I am appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact me urgently before this person strikes again with a potentially more serious outcome.”  

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 2522076/14. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org  


17th September 2014

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