Police appeal for information after a 17-year-old was stabbed in West Hampstead

A police van marshals the cordon near where a 17-year-old was stabbed in Iverson Road on Sunday even

A police van marshals the cordon near where a 17-year-old was stabbed in Iverson Road on Sunday evening. Picture: Sophie Penney - Credit: Sophie Penney

A teenager is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in West Hampstead yesterday evening.

Police were called at around 6pm to reports of a fight near West Hampstead underground station.

Once they arrived they found a man, believed to be 17, in Iverson Road with a stab injury to his arm.

Images which circulated on social media after the incident showed blood splattered on the pavement.

London Ambulance Service attended the scene, and the teenager was taken to a central London hospital. His condition is not life threatening.

There has been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, and quote CAD 6012 of October 28. Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.