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Stab victim could lose hearing

PUBLISHED: 14:59 19 June 2008 | UPDATED: 10:31 11 August 2010

A YOUNG man may lose his hearing after he was stabbed in the head during an unprovoked attack. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, in which an 18-year-old Asian man was assaulted with a knife in Mill Lane, Chadwell Heath, at 6.30pm on June

A YOUNG man may lose his hearing after he was stabbed in the head during an unprovoked attack.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, in which an 18-year-old Asian man was assaulted with a knife in Mill Lane, Chadwell Heath, at 6.30pm on June 10 (Tuesday).

When an ambulance team and police arrived, the victim was taken to hospital with injuries to his ear and head.

After a police investigation, Robby Bains, 19, of Mill Lane, Chadwell Heath, was arrested at his home the following day (June 11) and charged with grievous bodily harm and wounding with intent.

He appeared before Barking Magistrates Court on June 12 (Thursday) and was remanded in custody.

The victim was released from hospital the day after the vicious attack but may lose his hearing as a result.

Police are still investigating and witnesses should call DS Steve Storey on (020) 8217 5539 or Crimestoppers anonymously on (0800) 555 111.


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