A teenager stabbed to death in north London has been named as David Alexander Headlam.
Scotland Yard says the 18-year-old is believed to have been walking home from a friend's house when he was chased and stabbed in Willesden early on Sunday morning. In a statement police said:
"He was approached in Park Parade by two black males wearing hoodies and armed with knives. They chased him down Sellons Avenue and into Drayton Road where he was stabbed. The suspects made off in a vehicle."
Anyone with information can contact the police on 020 8785 8963 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Speaking to the Evening Standard, Jacki Park, who lives nearby said:
- The woman, who died at the scene, has not been named by police
- A man thought to be in his 70s suffered serious injuries and is being treated in hospital
A woman has been killed and a man left seriously injured after a large branch crashed onto them as they waited for a bus in Willesden Green on Tuesday afternoon.
A mother and two children managed to escape the flames of their burning home in north London after being alerted by their smoke alarm. The property in Alric Avenue in Willesden was destroyed the the fire last night.
The family escaped serious injury and treated in hospital for smoke inhalation. London Fire Brigade said:
"The smoke alarm has without doubt helped saved the life of the woman and her two children. It is vitally important that everyone has at least one smoke alarm on every level of their home and test it regularly as it gives you early warning of a fire in your home."
The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Two women from London who are accused of trying to send money to fund alleged Islamic terrorists fighting in Syria have appeared in court.
Nabal Masaad, from Holloway, was arrested at Heathrow Airport last week, whilst Amal El-Wahabi was arrested at her home in Willesden later.
Both were remanded in custody and will appear next at the Old Bailey on January 31st.
Police say two people have been arrested after a student was slashed with a knife in north west London. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them on 020 8733 3709.
- Two suspects are described as black males
- They are approximately between 18 and 20-years-old
- Anyone with information can call police on 020 8733 3709
A Spanish student has been slashed with a knife after refusing to give his rucksack to muggers. The 30-year-old was approached by two men in Willesden Lane in north west London in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The student who has not been named was left with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital where he is now in a stable condition.