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Source: United Kingdom London Metropolitan Police

A teenager has been charged with the murder of an 18-year-old man in Hillingdon.

Police were called at 16:38hrs on Thursday, 7 November to reports of a stabbing at the youth offending service in Hillingdon Civic Centre.

Officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found 18-year-old Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah with a critical stab injury.

Hakim was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a west London hospital where he died at 17:25hrs.

His next of kin continue to be supported by specialist officers.

A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

A 17-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder has now been charged and will appear before Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 9 November.

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A second male suffered a stab wound during the incident. His injuries were not life-threatening.

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Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call police on 020 8785 8099, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Any young people with information about violence or knife crime, can visit fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.

If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive

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