A man has been stabbed outside the National Theatre on the Southbank, London several hours before the Bafta Television awards began at the Royal Festival Hall nearby.
The severity of the man’s injuries is known at this time.
A Met police statement said: “Police in Lambeth were called to Upper Ground, Lambeth, London SE1 outside the Royal National Theatre terrace at 3.59pm on Sunday, 13 May following reports of a stabbing.
“Officers, London Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man aged in his 20s suffering from a stab injury.
“He has been taken to a central London hospital. A full update on his injuries awaits.
“No arrests have been made. Inquiries continue. A crime scene remains in place.”
Eyewitnesses reported seeing ambulances, armed officers and fire engines surrounding the area around the Southbank as they attended the scene.
Source: Evening Standard