Police Describe 'Frenzied Knife Attack' in West Ealing

19 year old stabbed at Sylvester's Hair Salon


Teenager Injured in West Ealing Stabbing

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Police say a 19-year old could have been killed in a frenzied attack at a West Ealing hairdressers.

The incident happened last Thursday (27 June) at about 16.45hrs, at Sylvester's Hair Salon, 91 Broadway, W13.

At the time, his injuries were deemed life threatening - he is now said to be in a stable condition.

The Serious Youth Violence Team at Southall Police Station are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information. 

Detective Inspector Naz Rana said:

''This was a frenzied knife attack on an individual who was visiting the premises as a customer. The motive behind this incident remains unclear. What is clear is the fact this attack could have easily resulted in the murder of a young man in broad daylight on a busy, popular high street. If you were witness to this incident or have any information that would assist in the capture of the attacker, please contact us.''  

Four men were arrested and bailed to return to a west London police station in October.

Ealing Police can be contacted on 020 8721 7030. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.  


3rd July 2013



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