A 19 year old man has reportedly had his throat and neck slit in a knife attack in Southall, west London.
Police officers were called to the scene on Southall Broadway following reports of a man being attacked just before 1pm today.
Witnesses reported seeing the man’s ‘throat and neck’ being slashed in the attack.
An investigation has now been launched into the attack, which is not thought to be terror-related.
The London Air Ambulance is currently at the scene and the main road remains closed off in both directions.
A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Police were called to Southall Broadway, Ealing, at approximately 12:20hrs on 16 June to reports of a stabbing.
‘Officers, London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance attended the scene.
‘A male, aged in his late teens, was taken to a west London hospital.’
She added that they were waiting on news of the man’s condition and not arrests have been made as of yet.