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29 January 2014, 11:45
Detectives from Trident are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in Hayes on 9 January have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
On Thursday 9 January just before 11.30pm police were called to a person stabbed near the Easy Hotel, Brickfield Lane in Harlington, Hayes.
A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a stab wound and is now making a recovery.
It is believed the victim, who was with a group of friends, was approached by two male suspects who pushed him up against a fence before stabbing him.
One suspect wore what was described as a scarf around his face, the second suspect wore a scarf that had slipped down.
Following the attack the suspects ran down Brickfield Lane, towards Harlington High Street.
Detective Inspector Nick Mervin, Trident, said: "This was a brutal attack and we are very keen to speak to anyone who may have information about this incident.
"I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the attack or saw the suspects running along Harlington High Street towards Bath Road to contact the police.
"I would like to offer reassurance to anyone who may be worried about contacting police that they will be treated with the utmost sensitivity.
"Anyone with information or who thinks they recognise this man from the e-fit is asked to call the incident room on 020 8785 8580 on or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."