London Stabbing: Boy in critical condition, mother injured

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London Stabbing: Boy in critical condition, mother injured
London Stabbing: Boy in critical condition, mother injured
London Stabbing: Boy in critical condition, mother injured
London Stabbing: Boy in critical condition, mother injured

A one-year-old baby boy is fighting for his life after being stabbed alongside his mother on Monday evening in London. His mother’s injuries are understood not to be life-threatening.

In the latest incident of violent knife crime to rock the capital, the woman in her 30s and her infant son were stabbed in the borough of Hounslow. A manhunt is underway and residents have reportedly been warned to stay indoors while the attacker remains on the loose.

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Police and paramedics were called at the scene of the attack at around 7.12pm on Monday.

One witness told Sky News: “I heard a lot of screaming and crying, it was quite distressing to hear. It’s a family, they’re new to the area, they’ve not long moved in.”

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The area was placed on lockdown, with one person telling Get West London: “We have been told by police to stay in and lock doors. The estate is taped off, and an armed response [unit] is present.”

No arrests have been made, and police say they are looking for a man known to live at a residential address in Feltham. It is understood that the parties involved in the incident knew each other.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Hounslow Police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6981/4June or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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