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East Ham stabbing live: Updates as man arrested after woman stabbed in broad daylight in Barking Road restaurant

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A woman is in a life-threatening condition in hospital after she was stabbed in an East Ham restaurant in broad daylight. Metropolitan Police officers were called to the scene at 2.22pm to reports of a stabbing.

Officers attended the scene at Hyderabad Wala, an Indian restaurant on Barking Road, alongside the London Ambulance Service, and found the injured woman. She was rushed to hospital.

A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, and a crime scene remains in place on Barking Road.

The restaurant remains closed and police are at the scene. Food has been left on the tables and a bloodied knife can be scene on one table for two.

The London Ambulance Service sent two ambulance crews, a medic in a fast response car and an incident response office. They also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

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