A teenager has died after being stabbed in the chest in north London moments after a second incident saw a schoolboy knifed in the leg a few miles away.
At around 4.36pm, a teenage boy was stabbed in the chest on Uxbridge High Street.
According to the Met Police, he was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead at 5:25pm. Police are appealing for information on the fatal stabbing.
Just minutes before the fatal attack, a separate incident took place outside New Look and McDonald’s on Feltham High Street in south-west London.
Speaking of the tragic death, a police statement read: “The injured male was taken by London Ambulance Service to a west London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 17:25hrs.
“A post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course. Enquiries are underway to notify next of kin.
“At this early stage there have been no arrests. A second male, also aged teens, had suffered a knife injury to the ear. His injuries are not life threatening. Enquiries continue.”
The scene of the second attack is just a few minutes walk from Feltham train station.
There is no indication that the two incidents are connected.
The London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed the schoolboy was stabbed - but have not revealed the extent of his injuries.
A spokesperson said: "We dispatched a medic in a response car and an ambulance crew to the scene.
"Crews treated a teenage boy at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre."
We're working at the scene of a stabbing at 4.28pm on #Feltham High St. A teenage male has been taken to hospital with stab wounds to his leg. We await a condition update. No arrest made yet. Anyone with info pls call police on 101 quoting 5427/7NOV.— Hounslow MPS (@MPSHounslow) November 7, 2019
Police have setup a cordon at the scene of the stabbing as they investigate the incident.
A statement from the official Hounslow Metropolitan Police Twitter account read: "We're working at the scene of a stabbing at 4.28pm on Feltham High St.
"A teenage male has been taken to hospital with stab wounds to his leg. We await a condition update.
“No arrest made yet.”