Teenager critical after chicken shop stabbing
A youth is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in Poplar on Saturday night.
The unnamed 16-year-old was with friends when they were chased into the EFC takeaway on Burdett Road by a gang of between three or four teenage boys.
The victim was taken to hospital where staff continue to treat his injuries.
DC Christina Jessah of Tower Hamlets violent crime unit said: "We urge anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have any information on it to come forward."
The assault took place just before 9.30pm.
Anyone with any information that may assist should call the Violent Crime Unit on 020 7275 4546; if you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.