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Pensioner slashed in the face

A pensioner has been slashed in the face with a knife in west London while trying to stop a woman being assaulted.

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Pensioner slashed in the face while trying to stop assault

A pensioner has been slashed in the face with a knife in west London while trying to stop a woman being assaulted. The 66-year-old was attacked last Saturday on West Cromwell Road.

Google Street View image close to the scene of the attack Credit: Google Street View

Just before 7pm, the pensioner noticed two men kicking a woman on the floor. As he tried to stop them, the he punched one of the suspects in the face - but was then attacked and slashed with the knife.

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