Police Hunt Teenage A40 Attacker

Man stabbed during robbery in broad daylight

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Police are hunting an attacker who stabbed a man in broad daylight on the busy A40 last Saturday, September 17.

The victim was walking along the A40, near the Hemlock Road junction, at 3.10pm on Saturday when a black male approached him on his bicycle.

He demanded he hand over some of his property before stabbing him in the back and cycling away.

Ambulance crews took the victim to a west London hospital where his injuries are described by police as "non life-threatening".

The attacker is described as black, aged between 17 and 20, of medium build and wearing a grey jacket, dark trousers and a grey hooded top.

He had black stubble and spoke with an English accent.

Anyone with information should call Detective Constable Di Mascio of the Violent Crime Unit at Hammersmith Police Station on 020 8246 2432 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.