UPDATED at 15:45 – 02/12/16

We can confirm that the murder investigation following the death of a man in Acton on Thursday evening is not thought to involve any UAL students.

Police in Ealing were called to Victoria Road, near The Costume Store halls of residence, at 6:30pm on Thursday 1 December 2016 following reports of a fight. Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found a man, believed aged 18, suffering from stab injuries.

The man was taken to a west London hospital where he died a short time later.

Police are are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation to contact police. In particular, officers are appealing to trace a female who was seen with the victim moments before he was attacked.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact the incident room at Sutton Police Station on 020 8721 4054 or call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

All UAL students at The Costume Store will have received information today about increased 24/7 security presence and have been told that Student Services and Senior Management are on site if they would like to speak to anyone.

This page will be updated when we receive any further information.