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Woman in her 50s stabbed in the head in Uxbridge

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 28/10/2021 Lily Waddell
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A woman believed to be in her 50s sustained stab wounds to the head in an attack in Uxbridge.

Police responded to a call at 9:45am on Tuesday after reports a woman had been knifed near the junction of Church Road and Godfrey Avenue, UB5.

Officers found the woman with stab wounds to the head.

She was rushed to a local hospital after where she received treatment and she was later discharged.

The suspect has been described as a light skinned black man, aged from around 25 to 30 of slim build.

He is believed to be around 5ft 6 to 5ft 8inches tall.

At the time of the incident he was wearing a wolly hat, dark tracksuit, blue T-shirt and trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD1908/26Oct.

You can also contact police via Twitter @MetCC. To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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