A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital after he was found with a stab wound near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Emergency services were called at around 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, May 16) to reports of an assault close to the park.

London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed that reports indicated the incident took place in Prize Walk.

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Emergency services attended and found the teenage boy with a stab injury.

He was taken to an east London hospital.

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An LAS spokesperson said: “We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and a clinical team manager to the scene.

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. We treated a patient at the scene before taking them to hospital as a priority.”

A Met Police spokesperson added: “We await an update on his condition.

“At this early stage, there have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”