A teenager has been stabbed to death in Notting Hill after being chased by a gang on bikes.Fola Orebiyi was stabbed in Portobello Road at 8.45pm yesterday and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. Witnesses said that he was stabbed in the street before collapsing a few yards away after being chased following a fight.
He was attacked in front of a large number of people including tourists and people drinking at the Portobello Star. They tried to help Fola but he succumbed to his injuries from the injury to his neck. The incident happened on a street where parts of the film Notting Hill were filmed.
Mark Gettleson told the Evening Standard: ‘People saw him fall down and try to get to his feet again. Police and paramedics tried to resuscitate him for a long time, they did everything they could. This will shake people around here to the core. It’s absolutely tragic another young man has died on our streets.’
Police said that they had launched a murder inquiry and next of kin have been informed.