A man has been arrested after he was stabbed on board an east London bus.

The 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon after he was found with stab injuries on a Route 62 bus in Longbridge Road, Barking.

Police were called to the scene at 2pm on Tuesday (February 21), to reports of a stabbing on the bus.

The man was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A police spokesperson said that there had been no further arrests at this early stage and that enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 3839/21Feb.