An investigation has been launched after a boy was found stabbed in Chadwell Heath.

Met Police were called at 8.33pm on Saturday (December 16) to reports of the incident at Rose Lane.

Officers attended and saw a boy with stab wounds at the scene.

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A spokesperson for the force said his injuries were since assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing.

No arrests have been made so far but a probe into the circumstances is ongoing.

Officers have urged anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting reference CAD 6626/16 Dec.