A road was closed today after a man was stabbed in a reported clash in an East London street.

Police were called to Cherrydown Avenue, Chingford at 10.55pm after a report of a disturbance between a group of men, some of whom said to be armed with knives.

The stabbed man was taken to a north London hospital, where his condition was deemed not life-threatening.

Waltham Forest Council today tweeted: "Police have closed off part of Cherry Down Avenue, #Chingford, E4 following an incident overnight. Please avoid the area if possible today."

The crime scene has since closed with no arrests yet made, but enquiries continue.

Any witnesses should call police on 101 or Tweet@MetCC quoting 7942/May.

Remain anonymous by calling independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.