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Appeal for witnesses to stabbing in Homerton

News   •   Jan 23, 2017 23:11 GMT

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a stabbing in Homerton.

Police were called at 18:08hrs on Monday, 23 January to reports of a stabbing in Harrowgate Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a man in his 20s with a number of stab wounds. He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains with life threatening injuries.

At this early stage detectives believe that the victim was chased by a number of individuals before being stabbed. They made off from the scene shortly afterwards.

Anyone who witnessed the stabbing or has any information is asked to contact detectives at Hackney CID on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at