Teenager, 15, stabbed in his chest in broad daylight in Stoke Newington

Police stopped traffic while they dealt with the incident

Police stopped traffic while they dealt with the incident - Credit: Archant

A 15-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed in his chest this afternoon on Stoke Newington Common.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 2.10pm.

The boy was taken to hospital by air ambulance and his condition is not through to be life threatening.

A police spokesman said one male had been arrested, but could not confirm his age.