A man has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed in the early hours near Woolwich Arsenal Station.

Police were called at 5.40am this morning, Tuesday, August 29, to reports of an altercation in Woolwich New Road.

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service, found a man in his 20s suffering with a stab wound.

He was taken to a south London hospital and his injuries are not life-threatening.

Officers from Greenwich CID are investigating and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greenwich CID on 101 or Tweet @MetCC.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.