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Man left with life changing injuries after being attacked in Hackney

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with mobile phone footage to come forward after a man was left in a life-threatening condition following an assault in Stoke Newington N16.

Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service at 2.24am on Sunday, 30 June to Stoke Newington Road N16, near the junction with Miller’s Terrace, following reports of an altercation.

A 39-year-old man was found unconscious having been assaulted; he was taken to hospital, where he remains.

Officers believe that the victim was involved in an altercation with a man who was seen to be holding a motorcycle helmet. The suspect fled the scene on a moped/ motorcycle.

A crime scene was put in place.

There have been no arrests.

An investigation has begun by officers from the Central East Command Unit.

Detective Constable Amy Harrison is leading. She said: “The incident took place outside a busy bar and takeaway, where there were many people present enjoying a night out. I know that a lot of people witnessed this incident and filmed the incident on their mobile phones. I need those people to get in touch and speak to me urgently.”

Enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that could assist police is asked to call 101 ref CAD 1299/30

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.