Police launch attempt Murder Probe in Tower Hamlets

Detectives in Tower Hamlets are appealing for information following an attempted murder in Shadwell.

Police were called to Cable Street, E1 at 5.56pm on Friday, 1 June to reports of a stabbing.

Officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found a 22-year-old male suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The injured man was taken by LAS to an east London hospital where his condition has now been assessed as non-life threatening.

His next-of-kin are aware.

One man, aged 23, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and taken to an east London police station for questioning. Enquiries continue.

DC Megan Bushell from Tower Hamlets CID said: “We have made one arrest and continue to build a picture the attack which unfolded. I would appeal to anyone who saw a confrontation in the area before the attack and anyone who witnessed people running from the scene after the stabbing to come forward. Your information could prove vital to our investigation”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call Tower Hamlets CID by dialing 101 quoting reference number CAD5861/1JUN, Tweet @MetCC or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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