Horror as man stabbed to death in broad daylight in central London street

28 November 2022, 17:55 | Updated: 29 November 2022, 16:34

The scene after the attack
The scene after the attack. Picture: Twitter

By Kit Heren

A man has been stabbed to death in a street in central London.

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Two people were caught up in the knife attack on Lilestone Street in Marylebone on Monday afternoon.

One died and the other one was rushed to hospital for emergency treatment.

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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.23pm today (28 November) to reports of a stabbing on Lilestone Street, City of Westminster.

"We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic, medics in two fast response cars, an incident response officer and a clinical team leader.

"We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance."We treated two patients at the scene and took one person to a major trauma centre. Sadly, despite the best efforts of our crews, a person died at the scene."

A spokesperson for the Met police said: "Police were called to 15:23hrs on Monday, 28 November to reports of a stabbing in Lilestone Street, NW8.

"Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance. Two males were found with stab injuries.

"One male, believed to be aged in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene; enquiries are ongoing to identify and inform next of kin.

"The second male – no further details – has been taken to hospital for treatment; condition awaits."