Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Find Gang Who Left Our Son Fighting for Life, Plead Parents

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Find Gang Who Left Our Son Fighting for Life, Plead Parents

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Byline: Daniel O'Mahony

THE parents of a "shy and loving" business student left fighting for life after being stabbed by a gang of up to 10 teenagers in south London have begged witnesses to come forward.

Scotland Yard today released CCTV images of three men, including one walking with the aid of a crutch, who they want to speak to in connection with the "vicious, unprovoked" attack.

Jamel Boyce, 17, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and legs when he was ambushed by the gang behind Sainsbury's in Clapham at 7.10pm on Friday. Three young men have so far been arrested but police believe up to 10 were involved in the attack.

The teenager's parents, Pansy and Patrick Boyce, today made an emotional appeal for help to catch their son's attackers. His father said: "Jamel is a very loving son, kind and considerate, always putting others before himself ... I'm asking anyone who has any information concerning who has done this to please contact the police. …

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