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Man hurt in homophobic machete attack in Southwark

Surrey Quays Road in Southwark Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to Surrey Quays Road in Southwark at 15:12 BST to reports a man had been attacked

A man has been stabbed in the leg with a machete in a suspected homophobic attack in south-east London.

The victim was taken to hospital via air ambulance after police were called to Surrey Quays Road, Southwark, at 15:12 BST.

Officers said they believed there may have been a homophobic motive for the attack.

The attacker is believed to have fled the scene on a motorbike, Scotland Yard said. No arrests have been made.

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