On Tuesday 9 March, at around 7.45pm, an 18-year-old man was attacked and stabbed by three men in St Dunstan’s and All Saints Church Yard on Stepney High Street.
Prior to the attack, the attackers walked along Stepney Green into Stepney High Street before entering the church yard. after the attack they fled the same way.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to multiple stab wounds – he remains there in a stable condition.
There have been no arrests; enquiries are ongoing.
DC Michael Beskine of the Central East CID said: “A young man was repeatedly stabbed and almost lost his life. I am now directly appealing to the public for your help to solve this crime and take these violent and dangerous males off the streets of London.
“If you drove on Stepney Green or any of the surrounding streets between 19:30 and 20:00hrs on Tuesday 9 March, please check your dash cam footage for these three individuals and if you see anything on your footage which you think may help the investigation, contact me straight away on Michael.Beskine@Met.Police.Uk.
“Any piece of information could be vital, sometimes one call can make all the difference so please, if you’re in any doubt at all, get in touch.”
You can also call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD6719/9March. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.