n elderly man who riding a scooter, got stabbed death in west London, leaving neighbors “deeply shaken”.
The police were called at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Kayton Road, Greenford for reports of the male with stab wounds.
Elderly man, presumably in his 80s was found. Despite the efforts of paramedics he was declared dead on the stage.
The police are working to report him. next of genus.
According to police, there are no arrests so far.
Local Ronaldo Butrus said he felt like he was walking past scene of a crash on A40 as the police cordoned off off in area.
He told the Standard, “I thought it was aftermath of accident. I really thought that blankets were used to keep the victims comfortable after crash.
“Then I found out actually it was a stabbing. Only then is it occur me what was body under these blankets.
Greenford station shop owner Hitesh Patel, 62, said the victim often play accordion on his mobility scooter lift money for victims of Russian invasion of Ukraine.
He told the Standard: “He always had the flag of Ukraine. on front of his basket. He said help for Ukraine, as he played. He was a very good kind person.
“I saw him just before he was killed up up to A40 on I fueled his scooter up with petrol, but wish I said something.
“His wife was also always with his in her scooter. He told me that he was Irish and had three sons. This is so sad. I can not belive it anyone would hurt him in Dawn like what. We will miss him and him playing here.”
Another local resident, Tony Paraskeba, 52, said: “This is so sad. My son loved him, he asked him to blow his horn on scooter whenever he saw him and he would. “My son so upset. Why anyone hurt the old man.
Simran Advani, 25 years old senior property manager said that she often saw an elderly man on his motor scooter passes by family home.
She said, “We always saw him on his scooter – he was always smiling, he was a good old man.
“He often goes round block, he always walked on the road is not a sidewalk. It was dark red.
“We saw him every couple of days.
“It’s a very quiet area you never hear noise on this is street. it scary for human in its 80s to be killed here.
“Most people on on this road the elderly, you will never hear noise and never see young people.
“It was just like normal day today. There’s a parade of shops just round in corner under the railroad tracks and across the alley way from where he might be going, or whither.”
judicial teams are on scene cleaning for clues and a police cordon was set up around area near the crossroads of Cayton Road and Runnymede Gardens.
Chief Detective Inspector Jim Eastwood of the Met Office’s Crime Squad said: “My officers are working to understand what happened to this man and we need in publichelp.
“I’m asking for anyone with recording from dash cam or bike helmet for communication us if they were using A40 West Avenue eastbound in in proximity of Cayton Road and Welland Gardens from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm.
“Elderly victim, who was riding a scooter in in area at that time. If you saw a victim or were captured anyone acting suspiciously in in area, it is imperative that you make contact.”
Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson, lead for police officer in Ealing, said: “This is a terrible incident which, understandably, cause serious anxiety people locally and throughout London. Our thoughts with elderly victim.
“We supporting our colleagues in Crime specialist like them work understand what happened and who is responsible for this is terrible crime.
” support of in public is decisive. Police and community must work together to identify violent criminals and remove them from our streets.”
Anyone who It has information what could help police should call 101 references CAD 4691/16 Aug.