Man arrested after woman stabbed in Hornchurch

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was stabbed in Hornchurch.

Police were called shortly after 4.10pm on Monday, June 28 following reports of a stabbing at a car park in Billet Lane, Hornchurch.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a 28-year-old woman, was found suffering knife wounds. She was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service where her condition, although serious, is no longer life-threatening.

A 27- year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in custody at an east London police station.

Detective Inspector Umer Iqbal, of the East Area Basic Command Unit, said: “This incident took place in a car park at a busy time of day and I am confident that there are people we haven’t yet spoken to who will have seen what happened.

“I am very keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or the sequence of events leading up to it, particularly anyone with dash-cam or mobile phone footage.

“If you can help our investigation please don’t hesitate to get in touch.”

Anyone with information or footage relating to this incident should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting 4955/28JUN.

To remain anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Mick Ferris

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