Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in Croydon this afternoon (Friday).

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital after the incident in London Road at 2.25pm.

Croydon police are awaiting an assessment of his condition from the hospital.

There has been no arrest.

Witnesses are asked to call 101, ref 4162/17sep.

A spokesperson for Croydon Police said: "We’re investigating a stabbing in London Road, SW16 at 2.25pm.

"A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital.

"We await an assessment of his condition.

"There has been no arrest.

"Witnesses are asked to call 101, ref 4162/17sep.

"To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers."