Nursery worker 'slashed in the arm' by three women in London
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 09, 2017,
Jun 09, 2017, 0:08
Three women then pulled her to the ground and began beating her, before a knife was drawn and she was stabbed in the arm.
Three women shouting "Allah will get you!" stabbed a nursery worker walking along a London street, according to reports.
The victim was on Wanstead High Street in north London when she was attacked.
Emails were sent out to parents saying local schools had been put on "lockdown" following the incident.
Nursery manager Karrien Stevens said the woman told her she was slashed by three Asian women dressed in black.
She said: 'When she got to work we couldn't believe it and called the police straight away. "It's awful, I'm absolutely horrified", Ms Stevens said.
It's reported that the women chanted "Allah" during the attack.
Stevens said that her colleague did not know her attackers and that she was left shaken by the ordeal.
"Obviously it's a shock, she's in shock".
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"I instantly, after what has been happening regarding terrorists, thought the worst and informed her I will drive up to collect them", Mr Ashmore said.
"Her stomach was hurting, she had marks all over her, her hair was pulled out".
The Metropolitan Police confirmed they are still hunting the three women.
A Met spokesman said she was taken to an east London hospital as a precaution with a slash wound, but her injuries were not life-threatening.
They said in a statement: "The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival in an unknown direction".
"You don't expect something like this to happen on your doorstep".
"What is going on at the moment out there?"
New hit in London, which is dominated by fear, following the terrorist attack on Saturday (03/06), which resulted in eight deaths.
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.