Witnesses wanted for Brick Lane attack

A YOUNG man who suffered head injuries after being attacked in a bustling East End street is the subject of a police appeal for information.

The 24-year-old was pounced upon outside The Brickhouse in Brick Lane on Sunday (January 31) at about 2am.

During the attack, the man had contact with a stationary vehicle but the incident is not being treated as a traffic collision.

He is currently recovering in an East London hospital and his condition is described as serious but not life threatening.

Large crowds are thought to have been in the area at the time and officers are asking for anyone with any information to contact DC Richard Beeton on 0207 275 4546 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.