Horrified shoppers witnessed another stabbing outside the Luna Cafe in Chiswick High Road this morning (Friday 21 December). Eyewitnesses say that a group of men approached the victim at around 11.20am. Emergency services rushed to the scene and the air ambulance landed nearby on Turnham Green. The man was rushed to a nearby hospital where his injuries are said to be “not life threatening”. The incident happened less than 48hours after the recent summit on local crime and policing in Chiswick. You can view the full meeting at https://www.chiswickbuzz.net/policing-chiswick-public-summit-dec-2018

Hounslow Council have issued the following statement:
Cllr Katherine Dunne, Cabinet Member for Communities and Workforce, Hounslow Council, said: “ We have been notified this morning with the sad news that a young man has been stabbed and rushed to hospital. We understand the incident took place at a café on Chiswick High Road where there was an altercation between a group of men. We are working closely with the relevant authorities to understand exactly what happened, and to find out about the condition of the young man, who we hope will make a full recovery. Incidents like this are rare in Chiswick, but our priority is to keep everyone safe as they go about their last minute preparations and can enjoy the Christmas break without fear.

The Police are continuing to remain at the scene. If you should have any information about the incident please do report it to the Police on 101 quoting CAD2713/21Dec or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111”

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