A 22-year-old man has died after he was stabbed.

The emergency services were called to reports of a stabbing in Debden Close, near the Grahame Park Estate on the outskirts of Colindale, just after 11pm on Saturday night (September 5).

Police attended and found the injured man in Martlesham Walk and they began giving CPR..

The London Ambulance Service medics also tried to save his life but he was pronounced dead at 11.45pm on Saturday.

The Met Police says the man's next of kin have been informed but formal identification is yet to take place.

A murder investigation has been launched by the Met.

Several forensic officers have been at the scene with a wide police cordon in place.

Both Martlesham Walk and Debden Close were sealed off.

At this stage, no arrests have been made.

Chief Superintendent Roy Smith, from the North West BCU which covers Barnet, said: "This is another tragic and needless loss of a young life on the streets of London and my thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends.

"My officers responded immediately and did their very best to save this young man’s life – administering CPR and first aid at the scene.

"We will continue to use every tactic and every opportunity to bear down on violence and this will include the use of stop and search which, in the last few days alone, has removed deadly weapons from the streets of north west London.

"I would ask communities to support our officers as they do everything they can to stop another family suffering the pain of losing a loved one.

"Local safer neighbourhood officers will be out on patrol over the coming days, please do take a moment to talk to them if you have any information or concerns."

Police are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone who was in the Debden Close area late on Saturday night or saw or heard anything suspicious.

Anyone with information or footage relating to this incident should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting reference number 8540/05SEP.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers_uk.org.