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Police appeal after man stabbed outside Woodford Green luxury flats over taxi argument

PUBLISHED: 10:06 26 April 2016 | UPDATED: 10:06 26 April 2016

The luxury Eton Heights aparment block, in Woodford Green, where a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during an altercation over a taxi. Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Google`

The luxury Eton Heights aparment block, in Woodford Green, where a 39-year-old man was stabbed in the leg during an altercation over a taxi. Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: Google`

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Redbridge Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was stabbed outside a luxury apartment block during an argument over a taxi.

Officers were called to the Eton Heights flats in Whitehall Road, Woodford Green, at 3.25am on April 16 to find a man slashed in the leg.

The victim was taken to an east London hospital for treatment to stab wounds and assault injuries. He has since been discharged.

Detectives believe he was attacked by a group of men and women in an altercation over of a taxi.

Some or all of this group were allegedly attending a party at the luxury apartment block Eton Heights – where flats cost more than £500,000.

Police are keen to identify a dark coloured ‘pick-up truck’ type vehicle - thought to be a Mitsubishi L200 - that was seen leaving the scene shortly after the stabbing took place.

They are also want to hear from anyone who attended the party in Eton Heights.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is urged to call Redbridge CID at Ilford Police Station on 020 8345 2751 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Did you see anything? Call our news desk on 0208 477 3821 or email ralph.blackburn@archant.co.uk.


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