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Teenager stabbed to death in brutal attack

Teenager stabbed to death in brutal attack

Police have launched a murder investigation after a teenager was stabbed to death.

The 18-year-old was found collapsed in the street with stab wounds shortly before 4pm on Monday in Hayes, west London.

Despite the efforts of emergency services to save him, he died at the scene on Gledwood Gardens' junction with Gledwood Drive.

Another 18-year-old man, who knew the victim, was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody in west London.

The Met Police said they believed the victim had been initially attacked at an address in Gledwood Gardens.

Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh said: "I would ask anyone who has information that could assist this investigation to contact the incident room.

"We are especially keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of Gledwood Gardens shortly before 4pm and witnessed the assault to come forward."