A man has been rushed to hospital after a stabbing this afternoon.

Police were called to Boundary Road, Walthamstow at around 4.53pm today (June 2) to reports of a stabbing.

The victim, said to be in his 20s, was quickly taken to hospital.

An air ambulance was seen landing at Thomas Gamuel Park, next to Boundary Road.

Metropolitan Police say that his condition is currently unknown and no arrests have yet been made.

Officers remain at the scene and police have warned that there are several road closures in place on Boundary Road and Colchester Road.

Waltham Forest MPS urged everyone to "avoid the area where possible".

A Section 60 Criminal Justice & Public Order Act is in place to give officers more search powers between E17 and E10 postcodes until 5am tomorrow.