Attempted murder charge after rabbi stabbed in Stoke Newington
PUBLISHED: 18:34 13 June 2020 | UPDATED: 18:34 13 June 2020
A man has been charged following a stabbing in Stoke Newington High Street on Friday (June 12).
Stanley Francis, 44, of Coronation Avenue, has been charged with attempted murder and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.
He will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Monday, June 15.
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The victim, Rabbi Alter Yaakov Schlesinger, who is in his 50s, suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital. Police say his condition is not life-threatening.
When police arrived at the scene, they found a suspect being restrained by members of the public.
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