Child stabbed as man in his 30s arrested on suspicion of murder in Brent

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A CHILD was stabbed with a man arrested on suspicion of murder in North West London.

Police rushed to the home on Friday to find the child badly injured.

Police rushed to the home on Larch Road in Brent

The man, in his 30s, was also taken to hospital where he remains.

Met Police today confirmed they had been called to Larch Road in Brent just after 1pm on Friday.

They said: “Officers attended and found a young child suffering from stab injuries.

“The child was taken to a London hospital; their condition is not believed to be life-threatening.”

The child’s age and gender has not been released.

The man is now being guarded by officers in hospital.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards have been informed due to previous police contact with the man, as is routine.


Superintendent Tim Alexander, of the North West Command Unit said: “This is clearly an incredibly shocking incident that has left a young child seriously injured and we are working urgently to understand the full circumstances.

“We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident and we are satisfied that there is no risk to the wider public.

“Anyone who has information that may assist police should call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote ref 4266/22May.”