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Man, 20, stabbed to death in Mile End

PUBLISHED: 09:41 12 April 2017 | UPDATED: 12:06 12 April 2017

The 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wager Street. Picture: KAT HOPPS

The 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wager Street. Picture: KAT HOPPS

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A 20-year old man has been stabbed to death in Mile End.

The 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wager Street. Picture: KAT HOPPSThe 20-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wager Street. Picture: KAT HOPPS

The victim was knifed in Wager Street, at around 4.30pm yesterday.

He died in hospital an hour later.

Detectives believe the victim was stabbed by a group of males who pounced on him in the street.

A 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody at a police station in east London.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Lynes, who is leading the murder hunt, is appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come foward.

He said: We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at that time and might have seen what happened or who has any information about the circumstances.”

Anyone with information should call thee incident room on 020 8721 4868 or via @MetCC.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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