A man was rushed to hospital after reports of a stabbing in a busy high street.

Police were called to Kilburn High Road near the junction with Palmerston Road this afternoon (June 19) at 4.20pm.

Ambulances attended the crime scene and onlookers in West Hampstead spotted London’s Air Ambulance flying in the area.

A man – believed aged in his 20s – was taken to hospital for treatment. The Met says his injuries "are not life threatening".

Cordons are in place near the junction between Nando’s restaurant and Fireaway Pizza, with multiple police vehicles parked in the area.

Motorists are advised to avoid the road at this time.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson says no arrests have yet been made and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5539/19June. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.