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UK News Teenager stabbed to death at knife awareness course named as Hakim Sillah

21:05  08 november  2019
21:05  08 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A teenager who was stabbed to death in a fight while attending a knife awareness course has been named as Hakim Sillah . Scotland Yard said a group of young people were at the appointment-only event hosted by the council-run youth offending service at Hillingdon civic centre in Uxbridge, west

Hakim Sillah , 18, was killed after a fight broke out during the event in Uxbridge, west London, on Thursday. The sixth-form student suffered a critical He said he was not aware of any security present at the event or if the teenagers were searched for weapons. The knife used in the attack has not yet

a person looking at the camera: Officers are investigating the death of Hakim Sillah (left) during a knife awareness course © PA Officers are investigating the death of Hakim Sillah (left) during a knife awareness course

A teenager who was fatally stabbed while attending a knife awareness course in London has been named by police.

Hakim Sillah, 18, died in hospital after the attack at Hillingdon Civic Centre in High Street, Uxbridge, on Thursday afternoon.

Police said a group of youths had been attending a by-appointment event at the council-run youth offending service in the building when a fight broke out.

Officers were called shortly before 4.40pm and arrived at the scene to find Mr Sillah with a critical stab injury.

He was taken by ambulance to a west London hospital where he later died at 5.25pm.

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A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder was being questioned by police on Friday afternoon.

a statue of a flower: Tributes were laid outside Hillingdon Civic Centre where the stabbing took place © SWNS Tributes were laid outside Hillingdon Civic Centre where the stabbing took place

A third male, in his teens, was hailed by detectives for "bravely" trying to break up the fight that led up to Mr Sillah's death.

He has since been discharged from hospital after receiving treatment for a non-life threatening stab wound.

Detective Chief Inspector Noel McHugh, leading the murder investigation for the Metropolitan Police, said Mr Sillah's family had been left "absolutely broken" by their loss.

Mr McHugh said: "This is an absolute tragedy. A young man with his whole life ahead of him has been fatally attacked and his family are absolutely devastated.

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A teenager was fatally stabbed at a council youth offenders centre while attending a knife awareness course .The 18-year-old, named locally as Hakim Sillah , was killed after a fight broke out inside.

An 18-year-old stabbed to death in west London was attending a council-run knife awareness course at the time it has emerged. The youth, named locally as Hakim Sillah was killed after a fight broke out during the event at the Youth Offending Service at Uxbridge Civic Centre yesterday.

"We are doing everything we can to find those involved. What we know so far is that a fight broke out between males at the location and as a result this young man received fatal injuries. A second independent male bravely tried to intervene to break up the fight and as a result was also stabbed.

a police car parked in a parking lot: Police at the scene at the Hillingdon Civic Centre in Uxbridge, west London, following the stabbing © PA Police at the scene at the Hillingdon Civic Centre in Uxbridge, west London, following the stabbing

"We want to hear from anyone who was there so we can understand what happened prior to the murder taking place and events immediately afterwards. One male is currently in custody and is being interviewed."

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who represented the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip before the election was called, tweeted on Friday: "Very sad news from Uxbridge last night. My thoughts are with the victims friends & family."

Asked if people had been screened for weapons before entering the civic centre, Hillingdon Council said in a statement: "The matter is being investigated by the police and we are unable to comment further at this time.

"Our thoughts are with the victim's family."

Teenager charged with murder of 18-year-old man at London knife awareness course .
Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah died from a stab injury.Police said a group of youths had been attending a by appointment event at the council-run youth offending service in the building when a fight broke out.

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