Police Appeal for Witnesses to North End Road Stabbing

17 year-old girl bailed while two others recover at home from injuries


They say the were called at approximately 5.35pm on Monday, 23 April to reports of a stabbing.

Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance all attended the incident.

As we reported earlier, two 17 year-old girls were found suffering from stab and slash injuries. They were taken to a central London hospital with non life-threatening injuries and have since been discharged and are recovering at home.

A third 17 year-old girl was arrested at the scene, close to the West Kensington Estate and The Clarence pub and was taken to a West London police station. She has been bailed to return on a date in mid-May.

Police say it is understood that there had been a dispute between the victims and the suspect, including on social media, prior to the incident.

Earlier that afternoon, there was a verbal argument between the victims and the suspect in a restaurant in North End Road. A short while later, the victims and the suspect crossed paths again further up the road in W14.

There was an altercation which resulted in the two victims receiving stab injuries.

Detectives from Hammersmith and Fulham CID are investigating and are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with footage of the incident, to come forward.

DC Stewart Cherrington, the investigating officer, said: "We are eager to establish the circumstances which led to two teenage girls being stabbed. This incident happened in a very busy area and a number of people will have seen what happened.

"I am appealing to these people to come forward and speak to us. I'm also appealing to anyone who has footage on their mobile phone to come forward as well as motorists who were in the area and may have captured the incident on their dash cam.

"Any information, no matter how small, is crucial in helping us to establish what happened."

Enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hammersmith and Fulham CID on 0208 246 2678 or 101 quoting ref CAD 5548/23APR.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.

May 2, 2018