Dispersal order covering E5, E8 and N16 post codes implemented after Clarence Road stabbing

The man was attacked in Clarence Road. Picture: @999London

The man was attacked in Clarence Road. Picture: @999London - Credit: @999London

A man in his 20s is being treated in hospital after he was stabbed in Clarence Road yesterday afternoon.

Police officers were called at 4.50pm after receiving reports of a male being attacked.

His condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

There have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 ref CAD 6147.

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Because of several unlicensed music events which were held nearby in Hackney Downs park and Cecilia Road, police implemented a Section 35 dispersal zone from 9.20pm last night until 11am this morning to cover the E5, E8 and N16 postcodes.

Under Section 35 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, the police can direct anyone to leave an area based on a suspicion the are engaged in anti-social behaviour.

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