A teenager was taken to hospital yesterday after being stabbed in Battersea.

Police were called at around 5.45pm on Wednesday, March 11, to a stabbing.

Officers attended and established that a 19-year-old man had been stabbed a short time earlier in Riverside Walk and then had sought help at the nearby US Embassy.

A Met spokesman said: "First aid was administered prior to the arrival of London Ambulance Service.

"The man has been taken to hospital. We await an assessment of his condition.

There have been no arrests at this stage.

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 6119/11mar.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Safer neighbourhood and tasking teams have been deployed to the area