Man (60s) arrested after four women stabbed in London car park

The incident is not thought to be terror related

Man (60s) arrested after four women stabbed in London car park

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A man has been arrested after four women were stabbed at a supermarket car park in Hampton, west London.

Police and paramedics were called to the supermarket off The Avenue, Hampton, at 10.35am this morning following reports of a man in possession of a knife, according to reports.

When officers arrived they found three women at the location with knife wounds while a fourth woman was found nearby with life-threatening injuries.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a man in his 60s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.

A taser was deployed during the suspect's arrest but it was not discharged.

The spokesman said: "Officers attended and discovered three women suffering from knife wounds.

"The London Ambulance Service also attended and are providing treatment to the women. Their conditions are not thought to be life-threatening or changing at this time.

"A fourth woman who had also suffered knife wounds was subsequently located at a nearby property. She has been taken to hospital where her condition at this stage is thought to be life-threatening."

The incident is not thought to be terror related.