A 14-year-old boy is in hospital after he was stabbed last night.

Police were called to Mutton Lane in Potters Bar at 9.15pm after reports of an assault.

A boy was found with a stab wound and he was taken to Barnet General Hospital. He has since been transferred to another hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Hertfordshire Constabulary believes there was an altercation near the Furzefield Leisure Centre, which led to the stabbing.

Detectives from the Hertsmere local crime unit are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses and information.

Anyone who saw what happened, or the events prior to or after it, should contact detectives via 101, quoting reference ISR 730 of June 11.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111.