A man has suffered serious injuries this evening after being stabbed in Dartford.

Kent Police was called at 4.45pm to a report of an assault in Spital Street, Dartford.

"One man suffered serious injuries consistent with stab wounds and was treated by ambulance staff at the scene before being taken to a London hospital," a spokesman for Kent Police has said.

"Officers attended and are carrying out enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident and to identify the offender."

At this stage no arrests have been made.