McDonalds in Colindale evacuated following stabbing nearby

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A man aged in his 20s is said to be fighting for his life tonight after a stabbing near McDonalds in Colindale.

London Ambulance Service and Met Police are on site and McDonalds has been completely evacuated following a stabbing. (Credit: Corey Froggatt)

The restuarant was evacuated as police rushed to the scene. An air ambulance was also sent to take the victim to hospital but reports indicate he was taken by LAS.

Multiple people have taken to social media to discuss the incident with many wondering g what has happened. One person posted on social media saying: “Anyone know whats happening? seems like Edgware road way, 2 air ambulances went over”.

People have been advised to avoid the area including restaurants by police as roads are closed.

Police sniffer dog arrived on site. (Credit: Corey Froggatt)

Witnesses tonight have told the Daily Mail that the victim had run into the McDonald’s after being stabbed in a housing estate nearby. Others people have stated that the stabbing took place in an alleyway near to the restaurant.

Barnet MPS Tweeted: “Officers on scene in Colindeep Lane / Zenith Close #Barnet #NW9 following a stabbing at 18:40hrs. Pls avoid the area inc. local restaurants as road closures in place. No arrests – anyone with info pls call 101 and quote CAD7150/10Aug.”

(Featured Image Credit: Corey Froggatt)

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