A 45-year-old man is in a serious condition at an East London hospital, after he was found with his neck slashed. His injuries are thought to be not life threatening.
Police were called to Lower Clapton Road at 4:24 am this morning (Monday 6) where they found the victim suffering from wounds to his neck. Officers believe the victim was attacked in the street near the 77 Social Club on Dalston Lane, near the corner of Amhurst Road.
No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.
A104 Dalston Lane between A107 Amhurst Road and Lower Clapton Road remains closed both ways.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should contact Hackney Police by dialling 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference CAD1343/6Apr.