Teenager fighting for life after being stabbed in West London as another teen is arrested for attempted murder.

A TEENAGE boy is fighting for life tonight after being stabbed in Ealing, west London.

The lad was rushed to hospital following the attack, for which another teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Credit: Twitter/@CedarTreeAdvice

The stabbing took place at around 5.45pm outside Elthorne Park in Hanwell.

Police have put in place a cordon to stop members of the public getting to the scene and Ealing Council is urging people to avoid Boston Manor Road and the surrounding area.

Footage shows police and ambulance at the scene.

A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found an injured boy, his condition is believed to be life-threatening.

"The Air Ambulance Service are also attended and transported the victim to hospital. Next of kin are aware.

"The road is closed while emergency services work at the scene.

"One teenage boy has been arrested for attempted murder and is currently in police custody. Enquiries continue.

"A Section 60 has been implemented until 04:00hrs on Saturday, 14 September throughout the boroughs of Ealing and Hounslow.

"If you have information about this incident, or information about someone you suspect to be carrying a weapon and you do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website .

"It is 100 per cent anonymous. They never ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address."

 An air ambulance was present at the scene

An air ambulance was present at the sceneCredit: Twitter/@CedarTreeAdvice

 Crowds gathered at the scene

Crowds gathered at the sceneCredit: @999London

 Met Police confirmed the stabbing

Met Police confirmed the stabbing

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