Man, 20, stabbed to death in Mile End

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 - Credit: Archant

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 HOPPS

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

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.”

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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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