Police are investigating after a man was stabbed near a town centre.

Emergency crews were rushed to Whitchurch Lane in Edgware on Sunday evening (July 19) at around 6.37pm following a report of a man stabbed.

On arrival, police and medics found a man in his 20s suffering from a stab injury.

The man was taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as not life-threatening, police said.

Officers cordoned Whitchurch Lane near the Broadwalk Centre yesterday evening while a sniffer dog was also at the scene. 

No arrests have been made and enquiries are continuing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is asked to call police on 101 or via @MetCC and quote CAD7068/19 July.Barnet)

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