Teenager stabbed to death in London as another is knifed outside McDonald’s a few miles away

Joe Gamp
Contributor, Yahoo News UK
An unnamed schoolboy was stabbed outside McDonald's on Feltham high street on Thursday afternoon (TWITTER/NICKYB13)

A teenager has died after being stabbed in the chest in north London moments after a second incident saw a schoolboy knifed in the leg a few miles away.

At around 4.36pm, a teenage boy was stabbed in the chest on Uxbridge High Street.

According to the Met Police, he was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead at 5:25pm. Police are appealing for information on the fatal stabbing.

Moments later in north London, a second boy was stabbed in the chest and died from his injuries in hospital (GOOGLE MAPS)

Just minutes before the fatal attack, a separate incident took place outside New Look and McDonald’s on Feltham High Street in south-west London.

Speaking of the tragic death, a police statement read: “The injured male was taken by London Ambulance Service to a west London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 17:25hrs.

“A post mortem examination will be scheduled in due course. Enquiries are underway to notify next of kin.

“At this early stage there have been no arrests.  A second male, also aged teens, had suffered a knife injury to the ear. His injuries are not life threatening. Enquiries continue.”

The scene of the second attack is just a few minutes walk from Feltham train station.

There is no indication that the two incidents are connected.

The stabbing took place outside McDonald's and New Look in Feltham on Thursday afternoon (GOOGLE MAPS)

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed the schoolboy was stabbed - but have not revealed the extent of his injuries.

A spokesperson said: "We dispatched a medic in a response car and an ambulance crew to the scene.

"Crews treated a teenage boy at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre."

Police have setup a cordon at the scene of the stabbing as they investigate the incident.

A statement from the official Hounslow Metropolitan Police Twitter account read: "We're working at the scene of a stabbing at 4.28pm on Feltham High St.

"A teenage male has been taken to hospital with stab wounds to his leg. We await a condition update.

“No arrest made yet.”