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Appeal for witnesses to Stratford stabbing

PUBLISHED: 07:45 05 January 2016 | UPDATED: 08:13 05 January 2016

Detectives from Newham investigating an assault which left two teenagers with stab wounds have issued CCTV footage of four youths they wish to identify and speak with in connection with the incident. Picture: Metropolitan Police

Detectives from Newham investigating an assault which left two teenagers with stab wounds have issued CCTV footage of four youths they wish to identify and speak with in connection with the incident. Picture: Metropolitan Police

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Detectives have issued CCTV footage after two teenagers were stabbed on a night out.

Officers were called at around 10pm on October 3 last year to reports of an assault outside The Cow pub in Montfitchet Road, Stratford City.

The two victims, both 18-year-old men, had been to a restaurant in the Westfield Shopping Centre with two 17-year-old girls. On leaving, they were followed by a group of teenagers and a fight broke out as they exited the centre.

Both men were stabbed during the fight. One man received multiple stab wounds to his shoulder and arms, and the other man suffered slash wounds to his legs. Both were taken to an east London hospital and discharged the following day.

Officers are now looking to identify the four suspects shown in the footage and speak with them in connection with the crime.

All four are described by police as black teenagers.

The first suspect [image ref 196165] was wearing a blue jumper, dark green body warmer and carrying a black ‘man bag’.

The second [image ref 196166] wore a black puffa style jacket and a white bucket hat.

The third suspect [image ref 196181] wore a white hooded jumper, dark coloured body warmer, dark jeans and also carreid a black ‘man bag’.

The fourth [image ref 196182] wore a blue jacket with a white pattern, a white t-shirt, blue jeans and dark coloured shoes.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may recognise the four teenagers shown in the CCTV or who witnessed the assault.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting reference numbers 196165 (suspect 1) or 196166 (suspect 2) or 196181 (suspect 3) or 196182 (suspect 4) or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Detectives from Newham Borough investigating an assault which left two teenagers with stab wounds have issued CCTV footage of four youths they wish to identify and speak with in connection with the incident.

On 3 October 2015, police were called at around 22:00hrs to reports of an assault outside The Cow pub in Stratford City on Montfichet Road.

Earlier that evening, two 18-year-old men went to a restaurant in the Westfield Shopping Centre with two 17-year-old girls. When they left, they were followed by a group of teenagers and a fight broke out as they left the shopping centre.

The suspects captured by CCTV are described as:

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