havering man released on bail for alleged robbery

A Havering man was arrested and released on bail for an alleged robbery following a knife attack.

A man, 19, received a small cut to the neck, while another man, aged 20, received a cut to his hand. The men, from Hornchurch and Rainham, were taken to Queen’s Hospital with their injuries.

A 25-year-old man, from Havering, was arrested over the weekend for robbery, and has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police were called by a member of the public at 7.40pm on Friday to Waverley Road on the junction of Upminster Road South, in Rainham, who said somebody had a puncture wound and was bleeding.

Both victims were taken to Queen’s Hospital by London Ambulance Service with small cuts believed to be from a knife.

Officers carried out door-to-door enquiries and arrested a man over the weekend for the alleged robbery of a mobile phone. He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police said forensics and CCTV footage at the scene have been taken for investigation.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Cowan at Romford Police Station on the non-emergency police number 101.

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