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Boy, 16, held on suspicion of murder after teen fatally stabbed on Twickenham playing field

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Twickenham, the Metropolitan Police has said.

Police were called at 4.45pm on Tuesday after reports of a fight on a playing field in southwest London.

Hazrat Wali, 18, of Notting Hill, west London, was attacked at a field on Craneford Way and died around an hour later in hospital.

Police tape blocks the entrance to a playing field in Craneford Way, Twickenham, south-west London, where an 18-year-old was stabbed on Tuesday afternoon. The teenager was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead just over an hour later. Picture date: Wednesday October 13, 2021.
Image: Mr Wali was pronounced dead an hour after being attacked
A police car and forensic tents at the scene on a playing field in Craneford Way, Twickenham, south-west London, where an 18-year-old was stabbed on Tuesday afternoon. The teenager was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead just over an hour later. Picture date: Wednesday October 13, 2021.
Image: Police were called to the playing field on Tuesday afternoon

Richmond upon Thames College, yards from the scene of the attack, confirmed he was one of its students.

A 16-year-old boy has now been arrested, and he remains in custody at a south London police station.

A post-mortem examination has been scheduled to take place at Kingston Mortuary on Friday.

Mr Wali’s family continue to be supported by specially trained officers.

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Anyone with any footage of the incident is asked to call the police on 101, or tweet @MetCC quoting 5697/12OCT. Evidence can also be uploaded here.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.

 Sky News

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Written by: Rother Radio News


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