Appeal to trace man on CCTV after 16-year-old is stabbed at Bromley-by-Bow

Detectives looking for this man following stabbing in Bromley-by-Bow. Picture source: Met Police

Detectives looking for this man following stabbing in Bromley-by-Bow. Picture source: Met Police - Credit: MPS

Detectives are releasing images of a man they want to trace in east London following the stabbing of a 16-year-old in Bromley-by-Bow.

Detectives looking for this man following stabbing in Bromley-by-Bow. Picture source: Met Police

Detectives looking for this man following stabbing in Bromley-by-Bow. Picture source: Met Police - Credit: MPS

The teenager was attacked in St Leonard’s Street, close to Bromley recreation ground, at 6pm on April 1.

Police at the scene gave first aid before an ambulance arrived which took him to hospital. The teenager was later discharged after treatment.

Detectives from Tower Hamlets CID have appealed for witnesses to the stabbing or anyone who recognises the man seen in CCTV to contact them.

Anyone with information is being asked to call police on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC, quoting ‘CAD 5293/01Apr’.

Six teenagers aged 15 and 16 have been charged by police with GBH following the incident.