Two men stabbed in West Kensington as London’s knife violence continues

Two men have become the latest victims of London’s crippling knife crime epidemic after they were stabbed in broad daylight today.

The 37-year-old and 26-year-old were rushed to hospital after they were wounded at around 3.30pm.

They had reportedly been involved in a fight in West Kensington.

Luckily, the younger victim’s condition is not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

But the 37-year-old’s neck wounds are still being assessed in hospital.

One worried Twitter user posted: "My son past the scene of a stabbing today in Kensington.

"He was shocked to see the victim with neck wounds but the life savers London Air Ambulance arrived bringing all the skills required. Prayers for the victims."

Another said: "There has been a stabbing in a West Kensington estate. There’s an ambulance helicopter, as well as ambulances and many police.

"We’ve been told three people have been injured. Scary it happens to close to home."

A spokesman for Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called at 1537hrs on Sunday, 24 June, to reports of a fight in Ivatt Place, W14.

"Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service.

"A 37-year-old man and a 26-year-old man were found suffering stab injuries. Both have been taken by ambulance to hospital. We await an assessment of the 37-year-old’s condition; the younger man has sustained injuries which are not life-threatening or life-changing.

"CID officers based at Hammersmith & Fulham are investigating.

"There has been no arrest at this stage."

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