A man has died after being stabbed inside a car on a busy East London street last night.

Met Police were called at 10.21pm on Saturday (November 11) to reports of the incident at the junction of Victoria Avenue and Grangewood Street in Newham.

Officers attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service.

They found a man, aged in his 20s, with stab wounds at the scene. Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he was pronounced dead.

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A Met Police spokesperson said enquiries are ongoing to trace and inform his family. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course to determine to cause of death.

An investigation has been launched by Met Police into the crime. Officers have so far arrested a man in his 40s in connection with the incident.

Police have urged anyone with information to call them on 101 quoting CAD 7287/11Nov. Anonymous tips can be sent to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.