Witnesses Sought Following Askew Road Assault

TASER used during arrest of man armed with knife

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Hammersmith and Fulham Police



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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which took place on Askew Road, W12 this afternoon (Friday, 14th November).

They received a call at 3.18pm reporting an altercation involving a man armed with a knife and a hammer. On arrival officers found a man with a head injury. He has been taken to a west London hospital where his condition is currently being assessed.

Another man, who police say was armed with a knife, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. A TASER was used during the arrest. The man has been taken to a west London police station where he remains in custody.

Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with this incident at this stage and no police officers were injured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at Hammersmith and Fulham via 101.

November 14, 2014