A teenager has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of Hakim Ishmael Daba Sillah.

Hakim Sillah, 18, died in hospital an hour after police were called to reports of a stabbing at the youth offending service in Hillingdon Civic Centre on November, Thursday 7.

Police and emergency services were called at 4.38pm to the civic centre where Sillah was found with a ‘critical stab injury’ – he was pronounced dead at a west London hospital at 5.25pm.

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

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder and will appear before Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court later today (Saturday, November 9).

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