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Plea by mother of Park Campus School murder victim

Tayo (sister), Shakira (mother) and Debo (brother) Olumegbon (L-R)
Image caption Zac Olumegbon's family makes a direct appeal to his killers

The mother of a 15-year-old boy stabbed to death in an ambush outside his south London school has urged his killers' families to turn them in.

Zac Olumegbon, from Brixton Hill, south London, and a friend were attacked by four men at the gates of Park Campus School, West Norwood, on Friday.

His mother Shakira Olumegbon, 53, said: "I know a mother, a father, a brother or sister knows who has done this.

"It's not revenge I'm after... We have to stop this."

Car found

Four teenagers arrested over the stabbing remain in custody. A further three have been released on bail.

Police said Zac and a friend were targeted in a planned attack as they turned up at the school gates on Friday morning.

The car used by the gang involved in the stabbing was found in Holland Grove, Stockwell, south London, on Saturday.

Image caption Zac Olumegbon and a friend were victims of a planned attack

Appealing for help to catch her son's killers Mrs Olumegbon spoke of his fear of walking to school.

She said: "Every time he went to school, he said, 'Mum, I'll go the other way, don't worry. It might take longer to get to school, but I'll walk the other way'".

His sister Tayo, aged 28, said: "He was afraid of certain individuals in the Brixton area, so he didn't want to be around."

Making a direct appeal to her brother's killers she said: "I know people are scared, but we really need this information. We don't want it to happen again to another family.

"You see these things all the time and you never think it's going to happen to you."

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