Pregnant woman stabbed in 'horrific' attack near station

  • 19 February 2013
  • From the section London

A pregnant woman has been stabbed near a Tube station in north London in a "horrific, unprovoked attack".

The woman was attacked under a railway bridge on Seven Sisters Road near Finsbury Park station on Friday evening.

The victim, aged in her 30s, suffered a knife injury to the face and shoulder and was treated in hospital.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the assault and been released on police bail.

Appealing for witnesses, Det Con Louise Elliott said: "This was an horrific, unprovoked attack on a vulnerable and heavily pregnant woman.

"This incident has understandably left her severely traumatised."

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