Man violently stabbed in London’s docklands cos he wouldn’t give muggers his jacket

Man stabbed in Canary Wharf DLR station ‘after refusing to give muggers his jacket’

British Transport Police believe two men could have information that could help their investigation

ByRachael DavisReporter

  • 09:38, 19 AUG 2021

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Two closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) on the south bank of the River Thames in the foreground of the financial district Canary Wharf in London. The view is from behind the O2 on the south bank of the River Thames. (Photo by Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
The stabbing happened at West India Quay DLR station in Canary Wharf (Image: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

Police are urging witnesses to a daylight stabbing at a Canary Wharf DLR station to come forward as they continue to investigate the attack.

On Tuesday, August 3 at around 1.50pm, two men approached the male victim at West India Quay DLR station in East London.

British Transport Police spokesperson said that they “engaged in a brief conversation” before one of the men pulled out a flick knife, demanding the victim’s belongings. He then punched the victim in the head and stabbed him in his upper arm.

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The men took the victim’s hat and bag, and when he refused to give them his jacket one of the men stabbed him again in his thigh.

The men then left the DLR station.

The victim was treated for his injuries in hospital, but thankfully they were not life-threatening or life-changing.

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While British Transport Police are still urging anyone with information to come forward, they’re specifically interested in speaking to the two men pictured in the CCTV images below as they believe they may have information that could help their investigation.

If you recognise the men or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016, or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 272 of 03/08/21.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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