Crime & the Law

Met Police appeal over 56-year-old man’s stabbing in Kensington

Map position of junction between Comeragh Road Vereker Road, Kensington where 56 year old victim was stabbed. Image: Google Maps.

Police are appealing for information about a stabbing of a 56-year-old man in Kensington.

The Met Police said that they were called at 6.36 pm on 15th January to Comeragh Road, near the junction with Vereker Road, Kensington after reports of a stabbing.

The victim was suffering from a stab wound to his arm when the police  attended his home.

Then he was sent to a West London hospital for treatment.

The Met Police say a man waved a knife outside a pub and approached the victim.

He asked for the victim’s watch, before stabbing him in the arm.

The watch was not taken.

The suspect was seen leaving in the direction of Barons Court Road.

It’s alleged that the suspect is  a black male, between 28-32 years old, and approximately 5ft 9ins to 5ft 10ins tall.

The suspect has a strong body and short tight curly black hair.

He was possibly wearing a flat top, dark coloured hooded anorak, or hooded parka type coat.

No arrests have been made.

DC Imran Khan, from Hammersmith and Fulham CID said:

We are appealing for witnesses in the area to come forward. It would have been busy at the time of the incident; someone may have seen something that could assist our investigation.

The suspect threatened the victim with a distinctive looking knife, with a red handle and red blade.

We would be extremely keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or saw someone matching the description of the suspect in the area.

Anyone with information should contact Hammersmith and Fulham CID on 0208 246 2442.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 6001169/18.


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