Two men are receiving hospital treatment after one was stabbed in the leg and another with several cuts.

Essex Police were called to reports of a man "injured at an address" in High Road, Buckhurst Hill shortly before 3.20pm yesterday (Thursday, February 13).

Officers found two men injured upon arriving on the scene.

Investigations are ongoing.

The Holly Private Hospital in Buckhurst Hill issued a statement after it was reported that the incident happened near the premises.

A spokesman said: "We are aware of an incident in the Buckhurst Hill area today. The incident did not take place on the hospital premises or involve any patients at The Holly Private Hospital. No patients attending the hospital were harmed."

Anyone with any information please contact Essex Police by calling 101, quoting incident 703 of February 13, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.