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CCTV image issued after two men stabbed in Hackney

News   •   Nov 30, 2016 06:00 GMT

[CCTV Image: Man sought]

Police in Hackney investigating a stabbing outside a bar have released a CCTV image of man they would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

Officers were called to Old Street, EC1, at 05:00hrs on Saturday, 1 October following reports of a stabbing.

Two men were outside a bar and became involved in an altercation with another man.

The suspect has then stabbed the two men with a knife and then made off.

He is described as a black male in his early to mid 20s, around 5’9 inches tall, of a muscular build. He was wearing dark clothing.

The London Ambulance Service was called to the scene. The two men, aged 23 and 25 were taken to an east London hospital and were treated for stab injuries and were both later discharged.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who recognises the man in the image is urged to contact Hackney CID on 101.

To provide information anonymously, Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.