MIL-OSI Security: Image released of man sought after woman assaulted in Newham

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Source: United Kingdom London Metropolitan Police

Detectives have released the name and image of a man they want to speak to following a stabbing in Newham.

Police were called at 09:00hrs on Wednesday, 31 January to a residential address in Oakfield Road, E6 to reports of a woman with a stab injury.

She was taken to an east London hospital, where thankfully her injury was assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing.

Following extensive enquiries police have released details of a man they want to speak to.

He and the victim are believed to be known to each other.

Catalin Bostan, 46 (02.04.77) is a Romanian national and is described as approximately 5ft 8” tall and of stocky build.

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, burgundy trainers and a black coat with a white stripe.

Officers believe he could be sleeping rough in the Barking or East Ham areas.

Anyone who sees him is advised to call 999 immediately – he should NOT be approached.

If you have information as to his whereabouts please call 101 or post on X @MetCC ref CAD 5365/2 Feb.

To remain 100% anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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