Detectives investigating a stabbing at a pub in Hornchurch have released an image of a man they would like to identify.
They battled to save the man’s life who was taken to hospital where he is in a serious, but stable condition. He was found at just after midnight on Saturday.
His next of kin have been informed.
Detective Sergeant Joe Seals, from the local policing team in Havering, said: “We have been carrying out a number of urgent enquiries to track down the person responsible and we are now in a position to release an image of a man we need to identify.
“I would encourage anyone who recognises this man, or any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police, to contact us immediately.”
Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing and anyone with information about what happened is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 36/23Jul.
To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.