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Man stabbed in neck, back and arm in Hackney

PUBLISHED: 19:26 08 December 2013 | UPDATED: 19:56 08 December 2013

The 84-year-old victim remains in hospital

The 84-year-old victim remains in hospital

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Police are appealing for information after a man sustained stab wounds to his neck, back and arm in Hackney.

Officers were initially called to Garnham Close, Stoke Newington at around 2.40am this morning (Sunday December 8) following reports of shots fired.

On arrival they could see no one and there was no evidence of a gun having been shot.

Officers were told about an hour later that a man in his 20s had attended a north London hospital with stab wounds to his neck, back and arm.

Police believe he sustained the injuries in the Garnham Close area.

The man has since been discharged from hospital and is recovering.

Detectives from Trident Gang Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information should contact Trident via 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

The incident happened just 500m from where a man was murdered on Tuesday morning after being stabbed three times in Oldfield Road.


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