Man dies after stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station in London

A 20-year-old man has died after being stabbed in London in a brutal knife attack.

Two others were injured in the stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station on Monday night.

The victim died at the scene after being stabbed outside the Tube station in west London.

Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the London Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month.

The attack took place near the Côte Brasserie restaurant in Parsons Green Lane.

One witness, who did not want to be named, told the Evening Standard that members of the victim’s family arrived on the scene to help him before he died.

He said: ‘I thought he had just punched him. I didn’t realise the man had been stabbed until I heard him shouting out “please help me”.’

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Scotland Yard said a murder investigation had been launched and one of the injured men had been arrested in connection with the incident.

The arrested man was taken to hospital and has since been discharged. He remains in custody, officers added.

Police at the scene of Monday night's stabbing at Parsons Green (Picture: PA)
Police at the scene of Monday night’s stabbing at Parsons Green (Picture: PA)

An LAS spokeswoman said it received a call at 7.38pm to an incident near the station.

A team from London’s Air Ambulance was also dispatched to the scene by car.

“We treated three patients at the scene. We have taken two patients to hospital as a priority. Sadly one patient died at the scene.”

Parsons Green Lane and the station were closed by police and cordons put in place.

A woman was heard crying after people, who appeared to know the victim, were later ushered inside the cordon.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0208 785 8099 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

(Main picture: PA)