Police appeal following Stratford stabbing

Detectives investigating the murder of a 22-year-old man in Stratford are appealing for information about another man who was seen shortly before he was stabbed. Police say it's believed Mohammed Yasser Afzal was stabbed last night.

Mohammed Yasser Afzal Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detective Chief Inspector John Sandlin said:

"I wish to identify a man who was seen outside E20 Car’s between approximately 19:45 - 20:00hrs. We understand this man entered the premises briefly before leaving and running towards Chant Street, E15.

"We know the man was carrying a ‘JD Sports’ drawstring plastic bag and was wearing a distinctive deer stalker type hat which has flaps covering his ears."