A 22-year-old man was stabbed in the hand in a fight in Stratford this afternoon (January 17).
Police were called at 3.23pm to reports of a fight in Deanery Road.
When they arrived, officers found a man with a stab wound to his hand.
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He was rushed to an East London hospital by ambulance staff.
There, it was determined that his condition is potentially life changing but not life-threatening, according to police.
A section 60 order, which provides officers with additional search powers and is used to reduce the risk of further incidents of violence, is in place in the E15, E20 and E7 postcodes until 4am on Tuesday January 18.
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A police spokesperson said: “At 15:23hrs on Monday, 17 January police were called to reports of a fight in Deanery Road, E15.
“A 22-year-old man sustained a stab wound to his hand. He was taken by the London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life threatening but potentially life changing.
“A section 60 order, which provides officers with additional search powers and is used to reduce the risk of further incidents of violence, is in place in the E15, E20 and E7 postcodes until 4 am on Tuesday, 18 January.”
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