Police have issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward after a man stabbed.

The attack happened on Friday, October 12, at around 10.30pm in Artesian Walk off Cathall Road in Leytonstone.

It followed an incident in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, earlier in the day and officers believe the two are connected.

The victim was stabbed in the back.

Anyone who was in the Artesian Walk area on the night and saw or heard anything suspicious is urged to call police on 101 quoting reference 8824/12OCT18.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.