A 44-year-old from Greenford has been charged after a man was taken to hospital with a stab wound following an incident in Ealing on Wednesday (September 27).

Just before 10.40am in Greenford Avenue, the victim was allegedly stabbed following an "altercation with another man", the Met Police said.

The victim, aged in his 30s, was rushed to a major trauma unit "as a priority" by the London Ambulance Service, who were called at 10.37am.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

A 44-year-old man has now been charged with GBH with intent following the attack.

John Esprit, of Silvertree Lane, Greenford, was charged on Thursday (September 28).

He appeared in custody at Ealing Magistrates' Court later the same day.

The stabbing took place on Greenford Avenue on Wednesday (September 27)

A police cordon remained in place for hours following the stabbing, which took place at the junction of Bordars Road.

Members of the public were urged by Ealing MPS to avoid the area while the emergency services attended.

At the time, a spokesman for the London Ambulance Service confirmed the man had been rushed to a London hospital.

“We were called at 10.38am today to Greenford Avenue, W7 to reports of a stabbing," the spokesman said.

“We sent an ambulance crew and a single responder in a car to the scene.

“We treated a man at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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