Two people were found stabbed on a residential road in Harold Hill.

The Met Police were called shortly after 5pm on Friday (February 9) to reports of the incident in Petersfield Avenue.

Officers found two men, believed to be in their 20s, with stab injuries at the scene.

The men were taken to hospital where their condition was assessed as not life-threatening or life changing, a police spokesperson said.

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No arrests have been made but the force has urged witnesses yet to speak to the police to contact them on 101 quoting ref 5290/09FEB24.

Locals claimed on social media that the road was taped off by police following the incident, with forensics seen on site.