A man stabbed outside a Battersea pub has died in hospital.

Officers were called at approximately 2.45pm this afternoon (July 3) to reports of a fight in Latchmere Road.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a 40-year-old man suffering from stab injuries.

He was taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries at 7.40pm.

His next of kin are aware and a post-mortem will be carried out in due course.

Police are awaiting formal identification.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed and are investigating.

Work is underway to establish the full circumstances and there have so far been no arrests.

Road closures remain in place.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet ref CAD 4856/3 July.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.