n aged man who had been driving a mobility scooter in west London has been stabbed to dying.
Metropolitan Police officers have been referred to as at 4.06pm on Tuesday to Cayton Highway, Greenford, to experiences of a person with stab accidents, and regardless of the efforts of paramedics he was declared lifeless on the scene.
Police are working to tell the following of kin of the person, who’s believed to have been in his 80s, and there have been no arrests.
The Met stated: “Against the law scene is in place and pressing inquiries to determine what occurred are ongoing.”
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Eastwood from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command stated: “My officers are working to grasp what has occurred to this man, and we want the general public’s help.
“I’m asking for anybody with dashcam or cycle-helmet footage to contact us in the event that they have been utilizing the Western Avenue A40 eastbound within the proximity of Cayton Highway and Welland Gardens between 3.15pm and 4pm.
“The aged sufferer, who was driving a mobility scooter, was within the space on the time. Should you noticed the sufferer, or captured anybody appearing suspiciously within the space, it’s crucial that you just make contact.”
Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson, lead for policing in Ealing, stated: “That is an terrible incident that may understandably trigger appreciable alarm to individuals regionally and throughout London. Our ideas are with the aged sufferer.
“We’re supporting our colleagues in Specialist Crime as they work to grasp what has occurred and determine who’s answerable for this horrific crime.
“The assist of the general public is essential. Police and the neighborhood should work collectively to determine violent offenders and take away them from our streets.
“My officers will stay on scene. They’re there to assist and defend you – when you’ve got info that you just need to share please method them and inform them what you realize.”
To date this yr there have been 58 homicides in London together with this stabbing of a pensioner on his mobility scooter.