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."
"Nursery worker "slashed by three woman in London"," Sunday World Ireland, June 7, 2017."
"BREAKING: Nursery worker 'stabbed by three people shouting Allah' in London," Daily Star Online, June 7, 2017."