Over the past few days, residents across London have woken up to the news of horrific violence in our city.
Police responded to a stabbing in Neasden, as well as a massive brawl in Southall which involved males fighting with ‘swords and bottles’.
An ambulance crew were also shamelessly attacked in Hounslow, while there was a suspected acid attack in Lambeth.
Here are the main crime stories that have shocked Londoners over the weekend.
A man is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed in Neasden.
Emergency services were called at 9.50am on Sunday (January 17) to reports of a stabbing in Neasden Lane North.
A man, believed aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital for treatment to stab injuries.
His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “At this early stage, officers retain an open mind as to the motive for this incident but are aware of the proximity to two stabbings on January 11.
“Since those incidents, local officers have been increased patrols in the area and these will continue.”
Massive brawl with ‘swords and bottles’ in Southall
Police in Ealing were called to a huge fight involving 40 males with swords and bottles in West London.
Officers from the Met Police responded to the emergency on Sunday morning when disorder broke out in Southall.
When police arrived, they chased two men into St Johns Road who had been identified as having carried swords during the fight.
The two men were arrested for violent disorder and affray.
6 arrested after ambulance crew attacked in Hounslow
A group of people shamelessly attacked ambulance staff while they were treating a patient in Hounslow.
Hounslow Police posted details of the incident, which is understood to have taken place on Friday (January 15), on social media.
According to the post on Twitter, six people were arrested by officers from the Met Police.
Thankfully it appears no one from the ambulance crew was hurt in the incident.
Police officers rushed to hospital after ‘acid attack’ in Lambeth
Police oficers were rushed to hospital after being sprayed with a “substance” while responding to an emergency in South London.
The incident occurred in Lambeth at around 1.10am on Saturday (January 16) following concerns for an occupant’s welfare.
When the officers tried to enter the property, they were sprayed with a “substance” which caused “irritation” by the female occupant.
Both officers attended hospital as a precaution but have since been discharged.
A woman, in her 20s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault of emergency services workers and possession of an offensive weapon.
The suspect remains in custody.
Man found dead outside Tube station in Islington
A man died in mysterious circumstances when his body was found the middle of the road in broad daylight in North London.
The body was discovered on Penton Street in Islington, yards from Angel Tube station, on Friday (January 15) afternoon.
Emergency services were called at around 2.45pm and found the man who was not responding to treatment and was pronounced around dead around 15 minutes later.
The Met Police have said that the death is being treated an ‘unexplained’.
So far, no arrests have been made but police are asking for any witnesses to come forward.
Moped rider dies after crash with ambulance in Chelsea
A moped rider has died following a crash with an ambulance in Chelsea, West London.
Arriving at the scene on Fulham Road officers sadly found a young man in his 20s in need of emergency treatment.
He was rushed to hospital, but despite the best efforts of medical teams he was pronounced dead around two hours later.
The young man’s next of kin have yet to be informed and there have been no arrests so far.