A man was injured in an early morning stabbing in Dagenham. 

The stabbing occurred in a residential street, where officers from the Met Police and London Ambulance Service found a 20-year-old with knife injuries. 

A spokesperson for the Met said: "On Wednesday 3 January at 08:00hrs, police were called to reports of a stabbing on Brittain Road, Dagenham.

"Officers attended the scene alongside the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and a man in his 20's was found with stab injuries."

LAS confirmed the man was taken to a major trauma centre "as a priority".

His injuries have been confirmed as non-life threatening or life-changing. 

A concerned Facebook user took to the social media platform, claiming: "Police taped up all the roads.". 

Police are yet to make an arrest in connection with the stabbing, but have asked those with information to get in touch. 

If you have any information, call police on 101 stating CAD1244/03JAN24 or call independent charity Crimestoppers to remain anonymous.