Man, 29, stabbed in Newham as wave of attacks hits East London

A young man has been stabbed in Newham as a wave of stabbings was seen across East London this weekend.

Police were called to the scene on Barking Road at around 5.30am on Saturday (October 30).

The 29-year-old victim was rushed to hospital for treatment and later discharged.

A 34-year-old was arrested on Saturday evening on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

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He remains in custody.

Police are now calling on anyone who was in the area at the time or saw anything suspicious to come forward.

A spokesperson said: “Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 1642/30Oct. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

This comes as East London was rocked by multiple other stabbing incidents

Two men in their 20s were left critically injured following a knife attack on East Street, Barking.

Police were called to East Street after reports of a stabbing

Police were called at around 4.10am on Sunday (October 31) to the scene.

One sustained stab injuries and the other head injuries.

A third man sustained an injury to his hand.

In another incident, police were called to North Street in Barking just after 4am on Saturday (October 30) with reports of a fight.

When officers arrived they found a 33-year-old man with a leg injury and nearby they found a second man, 30, with slash injuries.

The 30-year-old’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening and he was subsequently arrested for a number of offences.

These included suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH), assault on an emergency worker, and possession of Class A drug.

There is so far no evidence to suggest the incidents are all connected.

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