Man stabbed by ‘gang of youths’ in Harold Hill

PUBLISHED: 07:38 21 August 2018 | UPDATED: 08:49 21 August 2018

Hilldene shopping centre

Hilldene shopping centre


A man who was stabbed by a group of children in Harold Hill yesterday (Monday, August 20), was rushed to hospital by a relative who happened to be driving by the scene of the brutal attack.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed officers were called to an east London hospital at 5.14pm after a 26-year-old man presented himself at A&E with a stab wound.
The man was reportedly attacked by a group of youths in Hilldene Avenue before he was spotted by a relative who happened to be driving past and conveyed him to hospital.
His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.
A crime scene was in place in Hilldene Avenue overnight.
There have been no arrests.
Enquiries continue.

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