Woman stabbed in neck in mid-morning attack outside London Underground station

Gants Hill Underground Station in Ilford, east London Credit: Google Street View

A woman in her 40s has been stabbed in the neck outside an East London Underground station, police have confirmed.

Officers were called to reports of a stabbing outside Gants Hill station in Ilford at 10.10am on Wednesday 21 September.

A Metropolitan Police statement said: "Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.

"A woman, aged in her 40s, was found with a stab wound to the neck. She has been taken to hospital and her condition is not life-threatening. 

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident."

No arrests have been made and police are appealing for witnesses.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said the patient had "refused treatment at the scene".

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 2064/21Sep.

To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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