Violence at Carnival: A man is treated for stab wounds in a branch of Starbucks after he was attacked at the carnival Two knife thugs have been found guilty after a 15-year-old boy was left with horrific injuries when he was slashed with a deadly Zombie Killer blade during the worst violence at Notting Hill Carnival in a generation.
Jordan Clarke, 20, and Eddie Mobele, 24, attacked and stabbed three young men with a 12-inch Zombie Killer knife at the August Bank Holiday carnival in 2016.
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the abdomen, buttocks and arm on Wornington Road at about 4.15pm and almost died from his injuries.
He had emergency surgery and was in hospital for two weeks after the attack. Police said he only made a good recovery thanks to the “skill of the surgeons” who operated on him.
A 16-year-old boy was then knifed in the stomach and a second 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the leg at about 5.10pm in Ladbroke Grove.
The second 15-year-old victim needed stitches.The attacks were three of at least seven separate stabbing incidents which blighted the annual parade’s 50th anniversary and led to fresh calls from residents and community leaders to consider moving the […]