A man has been stabbed to death outside a Clapham pub this afternoon.

Police were called at 2.37pm following reports of a stabbing in Clapham Park Road, close to Clapham Common tube station.

A man aged in his 40s was found suffering from stab wounds.

Despite the efforts of paramedics he sadly died at the scene.

The victim's next of kin have not yet been informed.

Police are working to establish the circumstances. At this stage there have been no arrests.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command are aware.

A crime scene is in place as well as road closures, which may affect drivers whilst officers investigate. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

Clapham Common tube station is not believed to be affected.

Witnesses and those with information are asked to call 101 ref CAD 4448/29Mar.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.