A TEENAGE boy was stabbed “six times” on a London bus in broad daylight in the capital’s latest knife crime attack.
One witness reportedly claimed the 17-year-old victim was chased on to the vehicle by two males in helmets in Cricklewood, north west London.
The witness also claimed one of the attackers was “wielding a long knife”, MailOnline reports.
Cops and ambulance crews raced to the scene after they were made aware of the stabbing last night at 5.30pm.
Paramedics rushed the teen to a central London hospital — but his condition remains unknown.
No arrests have yet been made in connection with the incident.
A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 17.30 on Saturday, 27 April to reports of a stabbing on a bus in Cricklewood Lane, near the junction with Cricklewood Broadway, NW2.
“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a male, believed aged 17, suffering stab injuries.
“He has been taken to a central London hospital for treatment — condition awaits.
“Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.
“No arrests have been made and a crime scene remains in place at the scene.”
On Wednesday, a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death in a string of four stabbings in just seven hours.
And four days before that rampage, two men in their 20s were rushed to hospital after they were stabbed in East London.
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Figures from London’s Metropolitan police showed that knife crime surged by 16 per cent in the capital year-on-year in 2018, as Britain’s crime epidemic continues.
There were 1,299 stabbings in London up to the end of April, according to official statistics from Scotland Yard.
In 2017-18, there were 137 knife offences for every 100,000 people in the capital.
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