A nursery worker was dragged to the ground and stabbed by three women as they chanted ‘Allah will get you’ at Little Diamonds Nursery in Hermon Hill, London.
According to reports, the victim was walking down Wanstead High Street when she was attacked from behind and then stabbed in the arm as her assailants chanted ‘Allah’.
Police are not treating it as a terrorist incident.
via BBC News:
Nursery manager Karrien Stevens said the woman told her she was slashed by three Asian women dressed in black. Counter-terrorism police have been informed but are not treating it as a terrorist incident.
Ms. Stevens, who runs Little Diamonds Nursery in Hermon Hill, said the woman was slashed while on her way to work from Wanstead High Street. The attackers slashed her arm from the wrist upwards before running off down the street, she said.
The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening but she was taken to an east London hospital as a precaution.
The Metropolitan Police released a statement on the incident, saying:
“The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival in an unknown direction. No arrests have been made. Inquiries continue.
The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has been made aware of the incident but is not investigating at this time.”
The three suspects have not been arrested at this time.