A teenager has been stabbed near a college prompting the air ambulance to be flown in.

Metropolitan Police were called at 4.07pm yesterday (October 20) to reports of a stabbing in Forest Road, Walthamstow.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance. 

The 17-year-old was found with a stab injury and taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing. 

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An investigation is under way and enquiries are ongoing, police added.

There have been no arrests and any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting CAD 5176/20Oct. 

To remain anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.