A man has been arrested after a young man was stabbed in the face in Hayes.

Emergency services were called to Uxbridge Road, close to Uxbridge County Court, on Sunday afternoon (August 5) to reports of a stabbing.

Metropolitan Police Service officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) rushed to the scene and found a 23-year-old man with a stab wound to the face.

The victim was taken to hospital but his injuries are deemed to be not life-threatening or life-changing, the Met has said.

A police cordon was put in place at the scene in Uxbridge Road on Sunday (August 5) following the stabbing, while a number of officers and vehicles were believed to have been stationed at the scene.

Following the stabbing, a separate 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) and remained in custody on Monday morning (August 6).

It has been a violent 24 hours on London's streets.

In the early hours of Sunday morning (August 5), a 22-year-old man died on a council estate in Kingston.

Some residents told GetWestLondon they were “shocked” following the incident , although others admitted there is an “increasing level of aggression among the youth now”.