An aged man using a mobility scooter has been stabbed to dying in west London, the Metropolitan Police has mentioned.
The assault occurred on Cayton Highway in Greenford, Ealing, this afternoon.
Officers have been known as at 4.06pm to stories of a person with stab accidents, and regardless of the efforts of paramedics he was declared lifeless on the scene.
Police have mentioned the person is believed to be in his 80s and against the law scene is in place.
There have been no arrests.
The Metropolitan Police has appealed for anybody with dash-cam or cycle-helmet footage to contact them in the event that they have been utilizing the Western Avenue A40 Eastbound within the proximity of Cayton Highway and Welland Gardens between 3:15pm and 4pm.
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Eastwood from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command mentioned: “The aged sufferer, who was using a mobility scooter, was in the realm on the time. Should you noticed the sufferer, or captured anybody performing suspiciously in the realm, it’s crucial that you simply make contact.”
Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson, lead for policing in Ealing, mentioned: “That is an terrible incident that may understandably trigger appreciable alarm to individuals regionally and throughout London. Our ideas are with the aged sufferer.
“We’re supporting our colleagues in Specialist Crime as they work to grasp what has occurred and establish who’s answerable for this horrific crime. The assist of the general public is essential. Police and the neighborhood should work collectively to establish violent offenders and take away them from our streets.
“My officers will stay on scene. They’re there to assist and shield you – if you will have data that you desire to share please method them and inform them what .”
The pensioner’s dying means there have been 58 homicides in London thus far this yr.