Man stabbed at pub in Hornchurch

Stabbing on Exchange Street in Romford

The Met Police were called on July 23 - Credit: MPS

A man was stabbed at a pub in Hornchurch.

Officers on patrol at 12.05am on July 23 were made aware of a 23-year-old man who had been stabbed at a pub on the High Street.

They called for support from the London Ambulance Service and provided first aid to the man, who had suffered a number of stab wounds, Scotland Yard said.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a serious, but stable condition. His next of kin have been informed.

The Met Police had preivously released a CCTV appeal, but that is no longer active.

Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing and anyone with information about what happened should call 101 quoting CAD 36/23Jul.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.