A teenage boy was rushed to the hospital this evening after a stabbing incident at Harrow Bus Station, leading to a significant police response and the closure of the area.
Incident Details: The incident occurred at Harrow Bus Station on the evening of 19 November, prompting an immediate police and ambulance service response. The area around the bus station, including stretches of College Road and Headstone Road, was cordoned off by police, affecting traffic and bus services.
Police and Emergency Services Response: The scene was attended by multiple police units and at least one ambulance around 8 PM. A large section of the area, particularly near St George’s Shopping Centre, was sealed off as part of the investigation and to ensure public safety.
Impact on Local Transport: The incident significantly impacted local transport, with several bus routes from Harrow Bus Station being affected. Routes disrupted included 114, 140, 182, 183, 186, 223, 258, 340, 395, 483, H9, H11, H14, H17, H18, H19, N18, N140, and SL9.
Eyewitness Accounts: An eyewitness has described the extent of the police cordon, noting that it began from Greenhill Way and extended towards Kymberly Rd, with multiple police units and marked cars present at various points.
Statement from Met Police: A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police stated, “Police were called to College Road, Harrow, at 7.17pm on Sunday, 19 November to reports of a stabbing. A teenage boy was found with stab injuries. He was taken to the hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life-threatening. The stabbing is believed to have taken place at Harrow Bus Station. A crime scene has been put in place. There have been no arrests.”
Appeal for Witnesses: The police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Information can be provided by calling the police on 101, quoting CAD 5685/19Nov.
Ongoing Investigation: No arrests have been made so far, and the investigation is ongoing. The incident has raised concerns about public safety, particularly in busy transit areas like bus stations.