Thirty-nine people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in west London in the early hours of New Year’s Eve.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the incident in Fulham Palace Road in Hammersmith, the Metropolitan Police said.

The suspects were arrested at a property near the scene and taken into custody at several police stations.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in the street shortly before 1am.

A spokesman said: “Officers and LAS (London Ambulance Service) attended. A man, believed to be in his 30s, was found with stab injuries.

“He was treated at the scene by officers and paramedics and then taken to hospital.

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“His injuries have been assessed as life-threatening.

“A total of 39 people were arrested at a property near the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. They have been taken into custody.”

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