Statement about the serious incident which happened in Hounslow High Street over the weekend
Published: Monday, 28th October 2019
Cllr Katherine Dunne, Cabinet Member Communities and Workforce at Hounslow Council said:
“We were very saddened to hear of the stabbing that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning. We understand that paramedics called the police to Hounslow High Street just before 5am on Sunday 27 October. A 30-year-old man had sustained multiple stab injuries and was taken to a west London hospital. Police have said that his injuries are life threatening.
“The cordon around the crime scene in the High Street has now been removed. However, additional West Area and Violent Crime Task Force officers have been brought in to support the investigation.
“A S60 and S60AA CJPOA authority were put in place in the Hounslow High Street area (including Lampton Park and Inwood Park) from 1.30pm on 27 October to 5.30am, 28 October, to enable police to stop and search.
“There have been no arrests at this stage, with officers appealing for information
“Any witnesses or anyone with information that may assist police is urged to call 101 quoting CAD 1854 Oct 27.
“To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
“Young people can contact Fearless, who are part of the Crimestoppers charity. They cannot trace your call or I.P address, and they will not ask your name or for any personal details.
“If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or http://london.gov.uk/london-needs-you-alive
“All too often we are hearing of stabbings and senseless loss of life.Knife crime devastates communities, tears apart families and ruins lives. We urge anyone who is thinking of carrying a knife – don’t.”