Hackney doorstep stabbing victim recovering in hospital

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A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed on a doorstep in Lower Clapton.

Police were called to Elderfield Road in Lower Clapton just after 7pm last Thursday, where they found the 53-year old victim who had been stabbed in his arm and leg.

He was taken to an east London hospital for treatment and is now in a stable condition.

Investigating officer, DS Paul Ridley from Hackney violent crime unit, said: “I am aware that there was a disturbance on the doorstep of a premises in Elderfield Road concerning the victim and another man.

“The assailant stabbed the victim before making his escape along Elderfield Road.”


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Anyone with information should call 101 or to remain anonymous to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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