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Kingsmead Estate stabbing: Man in ‘serious condition’ after Homerton Road knife attack

PUBLISHED: 16:15 15 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:07 16 November 2018

The victim was found on the Kingsmead Estate. Picture: Google Maps

The victim was found on the Kingsmead Estate. Picture: Google Maps

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A young man is in seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times in Homerton this morning.

Police and paramedics were called at about 11am to reports of a stabbing in Homerton Road, where they found a man suffering from knife wounds.

The victim, believed to be in his mid-20s, has been taken to an east London hospital. His next of kin have been informed.

A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: “A crime scene is in place in Kingsmead Way [which is next to Homerton Road], the suspected scene of the assault.”

No arrests have been made. Police are investigating.

There have been five fatal stabbings Hackney this year.

*Update: As of this morning (Fri), the victim remains in hospital but condition is “not life-threatening”

Did you see what happened? Call Lucas at the newsdesk on 020 7433 0121 or email lucas.cumiskey@archant.co.uk

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