Appeal for information after attempted murder of woman

The woman was attacked in the early hours of Sunday

The woman was attacked in the early hours of Sunday - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attempted murder of a woman in Middlesex Street on Sunday.

The woman, 36, was found naked and covered in blood by market traders in the doorway leading up to flats above the Fressco Lebanese restaurant.

She was taken to hospital with severe head and facial injuries and is in a serious but stable condition.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the attack.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the Petticoat Lane Market area between 1am and 8.45am to come forward.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Community Safety Unit at Limehouse on 020 7275 4758 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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