Man stabbed in fight outside Kensal Rise pub

Victim, 22, knifed on the first day of the Notting Hill Carnival

A young man was stabbed following a fight outside a pub on the first day of the Notting Hill Carnival.

Police were called to the William IV pub in Harrow Road, Kensal Rise, at around 9.50pm on Sunday after receiving reports of a large fight taking place outside.

Once there, officers were called to nearby Hazel Road, where they found a 22-year-old man with a stab wound to his left arm, a cut to his chest and facial injuries.

The man was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call police on 020 8733 3709 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.