Incident Summary:

"06/07/2017: Three female assailants came up behind a civilian and assaulted her in Hermon Hill neighborhood, London, England, United Kingdom. The women was thrown to the ground, beaten, and stabbed with a knife. No group claimed responsibility; however, the victim stated that the assailants were chanting verses of the Quran and "Allah"."



United Kingdom

Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Hermon Hill area of Wanstead.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Little Diamonds Nursery Worker
Nationality of Target United Kingdom
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Melee Hands, Feet, Fists
Weapon Details
A knife was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Muslim extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Nursery staff stabbed by three women on her way to work in children’s centre," Scottish Daily Express, June 7, 2017."
"BREAKING: Nursery worker 'stabbed by three people shouting Allah' in London," Daily Star Online, June 7, 2017."
"Nursery worker "slashed by three woman in London"," Sunday World Ireland, June 7, 2017."