Detectives from Tower Hamlets are appealing for
witnesses after a man was left fighting for his life after
being stabbed in an unprovoked attack in Poplar.
Police were called by London Ambulance Service at about
19:15hrs on Monday, 7 November, to reports that a man had
been stabbed in the neck outside All Saints DLR station.
Upon arrival, the 26-year-old victim was found lying on his
back outside the Real Taste Chicken Shop, at the junction of
Chrisp Street and East India Dock Road, E14.
Before the police arrived, several members of the public
rushed over to help the victim.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment. Hospital
staff said he was lucky to be alive due to the amount of
blood he lost but following treatment he is making a
PC Catriona Scholes, the investigating officer from
Tower Hamlets CID, said: “This was a violent attack
which left a young man fighting for his life. The motive of
this attack is unknown.
“We are appealing for any witnesses, including anyone who
helped the victim at the scene, to come forward. Anyone who
has information that might help our investigation should
speak to police.”
Anyone with information can call Tower Hamlets CID via 101 or
contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
No arrests, enquiries continue.