olice are hunting a man after a restaurant-goer was stabbed while attempting to break up a fight in East Ham.
Officers said the victim was stabbed in the arm which may result in “life-changing injuries” during the incident at a restaurant on Barking Road, near the junction with Arragon Road, on Saturday 1 April, at around 4.45am.
Police did not name the venue.
The incident unfolded when a man in his 30s visited the venue to buy some food.
While inside, a male suspect started arguing and fighting with others, police said. The victim attempted to calm the situation but was stabbed in the arm.
The suspect then left in a dark blue Audi car.
Officers have now released an image of a man they would like to trace in connection with the incident.
No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.
CCTV shows a number of people in the vicinity of the incident, who police urged to come forward if they witnessed the attack.
Police ask anyone with information to email [email protected], or call 101 with reference CAD5922/30MAY23. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.