Slashed with knife in gang attack

A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN was repeatedly slashed in a gang knife attack near the Cherry Tree pub, Wood Lane, Dagenham, about 12.30am on February 1. A police spokesman said: The victim was slashed several times on the arms and body with a knife. Due to the viol

A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN was repeatedly slashed in a gang knife attack near the Cherry Tree pub, Wood Lane, Dagenham, about 12.30am on February 1.

A police spokesman said: "The victim was slashed several times on the arms and body with a knife.

"Due to the violent nature of this incident police are very keen to speak to any witnesses."

Detectives said he was set upon by a group, adding he had now left hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det Con Henry McQuilliam on 020 8217 5564 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.