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Stratford stabbing: police appeal for public help

POLICE INVESTIGATING the stabbing of a man in Stratford have appealed to the public to come forward with information which may help them establish what happened and bring the perpetrator to justice.

The day – Saturday, 6th March – was nearly over when police received reports that there had been a stabbing on Maud Road, at the junction with Stratford Road, E13. Police and the last attended and found a man in his 20s suffering from several stab wounds. He was taken to an East London hospital where he was found to be in a critical but stable condition.

Detective Constable Zoe Banks explained, “This was a brutal and vicious attack which has left the victim with a long road to recovery. We are committed to finding those responsible and holding them accountable for their actions that night. We are keen to hear specifically from anyone who may recall seeing a dark-blue saloon car around the area at the time.

“We believe members of the public may be able to assist with dash cam footage or home security cameras. Were you in the area that evening and remember seeing something suspicious? If so, please get in contact.”

Anyone who has any information which may assist police is asked to ring them on 101 and quote reference CAD 8827/06Mar. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800-555 111 and give information anonymously.

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