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Renewed appeal following stabbing in Clapton

News   •   Sep 27, 2019 10:40 BST

[Image of man police need to identify]

Police have reissued an image of a man they would like to speak with following a stabbing in Clapton.

Detectives appeared on Crimewatch on Friday, 27 September to ask for the public’s help in identifying him.

Officers were called at approximately 14:20hrs on Wednesday, 10 July to reports of a man stabbed inside a shop on Upper Clapton Road, E5.

The London Ambulance Service also attended and the man, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital for treatment – he has since been discharged.

Officers are keen to identify and speak to the man shown in the CCTV image who is thought to have been involved in this assault.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone who recognises this man or with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact officers in the Central East CID via 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote Cad 4702/10July. 

If you have information about this incident, or information about someone you suspect to be carrying a weapon and you do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website. It is 100 percent anonymous. They never ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address.

Any young people who have information about violence or knife crime can visit where they can pass on information anonymously – your I.P address will not be traced. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.