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Good Samaritan helping girl is stabbed by street gang

PUBLISHED: 20:27 27 August 2008 | UPDATED: 13:34 05 October 2010

A GOOD Samaritan was attacked by a knife gang after he tried to help a teenage girl caught up in a fracas in the street in the middle of the night. The man was chased and stabbed in the neck and body by a gang of six along Commercial-road at Limehouse in London's East End at 2am on Sunday

Gemma Collins

A GOOD Samaritan was attacked by a knife gang after he tried to help a teenage girl caught up in a fracas in the street in the middle of the night.

The man was chased and stabbed in the neck and body by a gang of six along Commercial Road at Limehouse in London’s East End at 2am on Sunday.

He managed to escape down a side street and was later treated at the Royal London Hospital Whitechapel, where his injuries were deemed non-life threatening.

Trouble flared outside All Seasons food and wine store when an argument started between a man of 21 and an 18-year-old girl.

The passer-by stepped in and tried to help the girl—but the man arguing with her warned him not to interfere.

The man then called up the gang on his mobile phone and six of them turned up outside the store.

The passer-by tried to escape, but was caught and stabbed by the gang in the neck, chest back and arm.

Police are looking for six Asian men. One was described as having gold teeth, wearing a grey tracksuit and was driving a blue Nissan.

Police are urging witnesses who were in Commercial Road at Limehouse around 2am on August 24 or anyone with information to contact the Violent Crime Unit on 020-7275 4542, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.

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