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Parsons Green Tube stabbing: Suspect appears in court

Omid Saidy, stabbing victim Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Omid Saidy was stabbed outside Parsons Green Tube

A teenager has appeared in court charged with stabbing a man to death outside Parsons Green Tube station.

Omid Saidy, 20, died outside the London station on Monday.

The 16-year-old boy, from Shildon, County Durham, appeared before Wimbledon Youth Court and cannot be identified for legal reasons.

He is also charged with threatening another man with a knife. He was remanded and will appear at the Old Bailey in October.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Mitcham on suspicion of murder, the Met said.

Two females and a male were also arrested at the same address on suspicion of assisting an offender. All four are in custody.

Image copyright Yui Mok/PA Wire
Image caption Two men were taken to hospital after the attack

Mr Saidy, from Fulham, was pronounced dead in Parsons Green Lane at 20:30 BST on Monday.

An 18-year-old friend of the victim was also stabbed in the attack and remains in hospital with serious injuries.

He has been arrested on suspicion of affray.

A second suspect, described as a black male dressed in dark clothing, fled down Harbledown Road in the direction of Fulham Court.

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