POLICE have confirmed that a boy is fighting for his life after being stabbed in Ealing, west London.
Witnesses report seeing an air ambulance, three ambulances and heavy police presence at the scene, with cops confirming one teenage boy has been arrested for attempted murder.
The incident happened outside Elthorne Park in Hanwell.
Officers from the Metropolitan Police have put in place a cordon to prevent members of the public getting to the scene with Ealing Council urging people to avoid Boston Manor Road and the surrounding area.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police told Sun Online: “Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found an injured boy, his condition is believed to be life-threatening.
“The Air Ambulance Service are also attended and transported the victim to hospital. Next of kin are aware.
“The road is closed while emergency services work at the scene.
“One teenage boy has been arrested for attempted murder and is currently in police custody. Enquiries continue.
“A Section 60 has been implemented until 04:00hrs on Saturday, 14 September throughout the boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow.
“If you have information about this incident, or information about someone you suspect to be carrying a weapon and you do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. It is 100 per cent anonymous. They never ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address.”
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