Police hunt for knife used in stabbing outside north London college

Sean Morrison
College stabbing: A teenager was knifed outside North West London College in Brent: Google maps

Police have urged witnesses to come forward after a student was stabbed in the chest outside a college in north-west London.

Officers were called to Denzil Road in Brent to reports of a stabbing at 10.45am on Wednesday, March 15.

Paramedics and police arrived to find the 19-year-old suffering a knife wound near the Willesden campus of the College of North West London.

He was rushed to a central London hospital. The victim’s injuries were not life threatening or life changing.

An 18-year-old man was charged with grievous bodily harm on Thursday.

A spokesman for the further education college, which specialises in vocational courses for students aged over 16, said: "The victim was taken to a central London hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

"The police have confirmed that the injured person is a student of the college and we are providing every assistance we can to the police."

Detectives want to speak to anyone who witnessed the attack or has information that may assist their investigation.

They are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a knife around the Denzil Road area since Wednesday.

Anyone who witnessed the stabbing or has any information is asked to contact detectives at Wembley CID on 020 87333 756, or 101 or via Twitter @MetCC.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.