BREAKING NEWS: Woman stabbed in West Hampstead street

A 24-year-old woman has been stabbed in the back by an “unknown male”.

Police have cordoned off the area around Weech Road, off the Finchley Road, after the seemingly random attack.

The woman was stabbed in the back while walking down the quiet residential street, she has been taken to hospital and is currently in a stable condition.

Police have taped off the area and detectives are investigating, with residents having to sign in and out with officers to enter the cordoned area.