A MURDER investigation is under way this morning after a man was stabbed to death in Burnt Oak.

The 30-year-old was fatally stabbed in Watling Avenue near Burnt Oak Underground station at around 3.50am.

An ambulance was called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has not yet been formally identified.

No arrests have been made.

Watling Avenue remains closed in both directions.

Police are appealing for witnesses to call them on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.