A 17-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with stab wounds after a fight involving a group of males.

Police were called at 8.57pm on Thursday, April 27 to reports of the group fighting on Park Road, with one male reported to be injured.

However, when officers arrived at Park Road, there was no trace of either suspects or victims.

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Around 20 minutes later, officers noticed a boy matching the victim's description in Hoe Street, near the junction with Third Avenue.

The 17-year-old had been stabbed twice.

He was taken to an east London hospital, where his injuries were deemed not life-threatening.

One arrest has been made at this time and enquiries continue.

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Detective Constable Power, of the Met’s North East Command, said: "I am extremely grateful to everyone who has come forward so far, but would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident but has not yet spoken to us.

"The victim was stabbed twice, and it is fortunate his injuries weren’t more serious.

"If you saw anything, no matter how insignificant it may seem, please do get in touch."

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information or footage is asked to call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 6914/27Apr.

To remain anonymous, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.