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Teenage pair wanted following Dagenham stabbing

PUBLISHED: 09:08 09 February 2015 | UPDATED: 09:14 09 February 2015

The pair are said to have fled in the direction of Heathway.

The pair are said to have fled in the direction of Heathway.

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A pair of teenagers are wanted by police after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Dagenham last night.

Officers and ambulance crews were called to Vineries Close at 6.43pm, to reports the youngster had been stabbed in his legs.

It is alleged the victim was approached by the two men before an altercation took place, where one of the suspects produced a sharp object used to injure the boy.

Initial police enquiries suggest that the incident may have taken place inside the Vineries.

One man is described as being a light-skinned black male, aged 18, 6ft 4in tall of slim build with braided or plaited hair.

He was wearing a black puffa jacket, blue True Legend jeans and black Air Force trainers.

The other is described teenager as a dark-skinned black male, aged between 17 and 18, 5ft 8in tall, of slim build with short black hair and a small goatee beard.

He was wearing a black Adidas track-suit with white stripes and white Air Force trainers.

The attackers are believed to have fled the scene in the direction of the Heathway.

The victim was taken to an east London hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have yet been made, but enquiries continue.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 5102122/15.


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