Crime

Man stabbed in the neck in Hackney

Appeal for witnesses after 45-year-old man stabbed on Lower Clapton Road. Image: Google Maps.

Appeal for witnesses after 45-year-old man found stabbed on Lower Clapton Road at 4.24 am this morning. Image: Google Maps.

A 45-year-old man is in a serious condition after being found slashed across the neck on the Lower Clapton Road in the early hours of the morning.

The man is being treated at an east London hospital.

His injuries are described as ‘not life threatening.’

Officers from Hackney CID are investigating the incident, but no arrests have been made.

Officers believe he had been attacked in the street near to the 77 Social Club in Dalston Lane, E8.

Detectives believe the attack happened in the street near the 77 Social Club in Dalston Lane, E8. Image: Google Street View

Detectives believe the attack happened in the street near the 77 Social Club in Dalston Lane, E8. Image: Google Street View

Road closures has been in place at Dalston Lane and Lower Clapton Road.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed this incident or has information to contact Hackney Police by dialling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference CAD1343/6Apr.

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