1primarkA man has suffered life-changing injuries after being stabbed in the neck outside Primark in Romford yesterday.

Two men, aged 41 and 40, have been arrested this morning on suspicion of attempted murder, police said. The victim, 33, is in hospital with serious injuries described as life-changing by police.

Terrified Christmas shoppers said they were shocked when a man was knifed around 2.15pm yesterday.  One local told the Romford Recorder: “I live and work in Romford … I’m absolutely shocked that it happened in broad daylight.”