Nursery worker slashed by three women on way to work

A nursery worker was slashed after being attacked by three women as she went to work.

The woman was assaulted near a nursery in Wanstead in east London. A colleague, who did not want to be named, said:

In a statement police said:

The victim, described as a white woman, was attacked by three women "dressed all in black" less than 10 minutes' walk from the nursery at around 9.30 this morning, her colleague said.

Asked about her condition, she said: