A teenage boy, believed to be aged 17, is in hospital after a stabbing on an east London bus yesterday evening (February 19).

Police were called to Bethnal Green Road just before 6pm to reports of a male who had been stabbed on a bus before getting off.

The London Ambulance Service attended the scene and the teenager was taken to hospital. His condition is not life threatening.

A police spokesperson said that there have been no arrests at this early stage and that enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD5337/19Feb. They can also provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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