A 16-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after a high street stabbing.

Police were called to Leyton High Road at around 9.15pm on Monday (April 29) to reports of a stabbing.

Officers and London Ambulance Service found a 16-year-old boy at the scene, and he was rushed to hospital for treatment.

A police spokesperson has confirmed that his condition is “not life-threatening.”

The crime scene has now been lifted, but officers continue to make enquiries into the circumstances.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 quoting reference CAD 7611/29Apr.

You can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.