A man has been stabbed near a secondary school in Forest Gate.

Police were called at 5.25pm yesterday (January 30) to reports of a man stabbed in Woodgrange Road.

Woodgrange Road is near to Forest Gate Community School.

The man, aged in his 40s, was found by police officers in a nearby shop.

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He was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service where his injury was assessed as not life-threatening.

"At this early stage there has been no arrests," police added.

A school spokesperson said it would not be commenting "as it's an active ongoing investigation". 

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 7229/30Jan.