An investigation has been launched after a 20-year-old man was stabbed in the vicinity of Brockwell Park.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to Effra Parade at around 8.17 pm on Wednesday ( June 2 ).

Officers attended with paramedics and found a 20-year-old man with a stab wound to the leg.

He was taken to a south London hospital where his condition was assessed as non-life threatening.

Officers believe the stabbing took place in Brockwell Park, a short distance away from where the man was found.

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Detective Constable Kismet Green, who is leading the investigation, said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the Brockwell Park area on Wednesday evening at around 8.00 pm.

"The park was busy because of the warm weather and we believe there will be people who witnessed the incident or noticed some sort of altercation.

"We would encourage anyone who knows anything, no matter how small, to get in touch."

Police said they are particularly keen to identify and speak to a man who was seen in the area earlier in the evening.

He is described as black, around 5ft11, with a large build, wearing a grey tracksuit and white top with grey writing on.

Police have confirmed that no arrests have been made at this time and the victim has been discharged from hospital.

Anyone with information should call 101, providing the reference CAD7355/02JUN.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.