Man stabbed in the neck in Hackney, east London

A 45-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was attacked in east London.

The man was found with a slash across his neck in Lower Clapton Road in Hackney shortly before 04:30 BST.

Part of Dalston Lane and Lower Clapton Road have been closed for investigations.

Officers believe the victim was attacked in the street close to the Seventy Seven Social Club restaurant in Dalston Lane. No-one has been arrested.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police Service or to call Crimestoppers anonymously.

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