Four men released under investigation following stabbing outside Barking nightclub

Police at the scene near London Road car park. Pic: Jennifer Grant

Police at the scene near London Road car park. Pic: Jennifer Grant - Credit: Archant

Four men who were arrested after a stabbing in Barking have been released under investigation.

The stabbing took place near Kings Lounge in London Road. Picture: Rhiannon Long

The stabbing took place near Kings Lounge in London Road. Picture: Rhiannon Long - Credit: Archant

Police were called to reports of a fight outside a nightclub in London Road on Sunday at 3.45am.

They found three men with stab wounds and a fourth with a head injury.

All four were taken to hospital and none of their injuries are thought to be life-threatening.

Four men – two aged 30 and two aged 25 – were arrested on suspicion of assault, but have since been released under police investigation.


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Okey Nwofu, 45, who owns the Kings Lounge nightclub in London Road, told the Post the men ran into his bar following another fight outside.

He said: “There were about seven or eight of them, and one stabbed another. The fight continued in my bar – they were using my chairs, bottles, anything they could find, to attack each other.”

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Anyone who witnessed the incident should call police on 101 quoting CAD1325/12AUG or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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