A woman has been arrested after a man was stabbed near a housing block.

The woman, 34, was arrested at the scene after Met Police were called at around 9pm last night (August 10) to reports of a stabbing in Highfield Towers, Collier Row.

A man who is believed to be in his thirties had been stabbed, police said.

Officers arrived at the scene with colleagues from the London Ambulance Service.

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The man was provided first aid from officers and was taken to a local hospital.

His injuries were confirmed to be non-life threatening and non-life changing.

A crime scene remains and an investigation is ongoing, police added.