The 18-year-old was pronounced dead around an hour after the attack in Chadd Green yesterday afternoon.
The man’s next of kin has been informed and police have launched a murder investigation.
Confirming that no arrests have been made, a Met Police spokesperson said: “A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.”
Any witnesses, or anyone with information, should call police on 101 quoting CAD 5133/aug26.
If you wish to pass on information anonymously, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Any young people who have information about violence or knife crime can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously – your I.P address will not be traced. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.Tags: Newham, Plaistow
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