A man was rushed to hospital following a stabbing near a park.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing in Cranbrook Road in Ilford, right next to Valentines Park, yesterday (May 23) at 5.55pm.

Emergency services at the scene found a man, 33, with stab injuries.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and his condition is now known not to be life-threatening or changing.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “At this early stage, no arrests have been made and enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5981/23May.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.