A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Wealdstone and detectives are appealing for witnesses and information.
On Monday, 27 February police were called at approximately 18:50hrs to reports of a man stabbed in High Street, Wealdstone – near the junctions with George Gange Way and Gordon Road.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and the man – believed aged 34 – was taken to a central London hospital in c critical condition. He was later pronounced dead at around 0230hrs Tuesday, 28 February. Next of kin have been informed.
Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.
Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is, they await formal identification and a post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.
Detective Chief Inspector Mark Lawson, who is leading the investigation, said: “We believe the area at the time of the stabbing, just before 6.50pm in the evening, would have been very busy with people coming from nearby Harrow and Wealdstone station. We are very keen to hear from anyone who was in and around the Wealdstone High Street area that may have seen or heard anything suspicious, especially from anyone who saw people running towards the station.”
Any witnesses, or anyone with any information, are urged to contact the incident room on 020 8358 0200, or contact police by calling 101 or by tweeting @MetCC.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.
There have been no arrests at this stage and enquiries continue.