Witness appeal over broad daylight Brick Lane stabbing

Thriving Brick Lane where Tower Hamlets Council wants a night levy on booze outlets to help deal wit

Thriving Brick Lane where Tower Hamlets Council wants a night levy on booze outlets to help deal with revellers and drunks. Picture: Mike Brooke - Credit: 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.


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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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