Street sweeper fighting for life after stabbing

A street cleaner is tonight fighting for his life after being stabbed while confronting a suspected burglar.

Paramedics performed surgery at the scene of the attack in Shepherd's Bush before the man was air lifted to St Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

The attack happened yesterday in Rylett Road.

The suspect is described as white and 6ft 2in tall.

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