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Witness appeal over broad daylight Brick Lane stabbing

PUBLISHED: 07:34 21 July 2017

The teenager was stabbed on Brick Lane. Picture: Mike Brooke

The teenager was stabbed on Brick Lane. Picture: Mike Brooke

Mike Brooke

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a teenager in Brick Lane are appealing for witnesses.

The 17-year-old was found with stab injuries at around 4.20pm on Friday, July 14.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in that area of Whitechapel at the time of the assault or has any information that may assist the information.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested the day after the incident on suspicion of attempted murder and later released pending further investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Tower Hamlets CID based at Bethnal Green on 020 7275 4602, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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