Investigation after victim stabbed

Metropolitan Police detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a stabbing in Newington Green.

Police were called at 4:26pm on Monday (20 February) to reports of a stabbing in Green Lanes, N16

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a man in his 20s with a number of stab wounds. He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains with life-changing injuries.

At this early stage detectives believe that the victim was chased by a number of individuals before being stabbed. They made off from the scene shortly afterwards.

Detectives from Hackney CID are investigating.

No arrests have been made and enquires continue.

Anyone who witnessed the stabbing or has any information is asked to contact detectives at Hackney CID on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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