Teen found lying in Stoke Newington street after being stabbed

Do you know this man?

Do you know this man? - Credit: Archant

Police want to speak to this man after a teenager was stabbed this morning.

The victim suffered serious injuries. Picture: @MPSHackney

The victim suffered serious injuries. Picture: @MPSHackney - Credit: Archant

British Transport Police (BTP) and Met officers were called to Rectory Road station just before 9.40am and found the 17-year-old boy lying in the nearby Darville Road.

He was taken to hospital by medics. Doctors believe his injuries are no longer life-threatening but are serious.

BTP officers want to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident.

Det Con Paul Cudby said: “We need anyone who was at Rectory Road station or in the surrounding area and witnessed this incident to come forward.

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“I am particularly keen to speak to the man in the image as I believe he has important information.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference 299 of 11/5/16. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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