Man, 21, stabbed near Gants Hill station

Entrance to Gants Hill Tube station in Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill

Entrance to Gants Hill Tube station in Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed near a train station this afternoon.

Officers were alerted at 2.55pm to reports of a man assaulted in Woodford Avenue, Gants Hill, near Gants Hill station.

London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and took the 21-year-old man to hospital for treatment to stab wounds to his leg and hand.

Police say his condition is not life threatening.

No arrests have been made and inquiries continue.