Police officers continue to work at the scene of a fatal stabbing in Westminster.

Officers were called at 18:15hrs on Thursday, 28 March, to Elmton Court, Cunningham Place NW8 following reports of a man having been attacked. Officers attended with London Ambulance Service.

A man – believed to be aged in his early 20s – was found suffering from stab injuries. He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital, where he sadly died.

A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.

Enquiries continue to trace the suspects, who fled the scene. There have been no arrests.

A crime scene is in place. Cordons include the nearby London Central Mosque. These cordons are likely to remain in place overnight.

Detectives are urging any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information that may assist the investigation to speak to police officers at the scene, call 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 anonymously.

Young people can also pass on information in complete confidence via www.fearless.org

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