A man is in hospital in a critical condition after he was stabbed.

Police were called to Westbury Avenue near Wood Green at 10.40pm on Friday night (July 10).

Officers found a 23-year-old man seriously injured with stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital where the Met Police say his condition has been assessed as critical. 

No arrests have been made at this stage and detectives have launched an investigation.

Detective Inspector Paul Ridley from North Area CID said: "This was a sustained attack which has left the victim fighting for his life in hospital. It is absolutely crucial that witnesses come forward.

"The nearby Westbury Public House was open and I urge any patrons that may have seen the assault or the offenders making off to come forward. I would also like any persons with private or dashcam footage on their vehicles to present that to the investigation team as there could be vital clues.

"If you know who is responsible then I urge you to do the right thing and inform Police or Crimestoppers in confidence.”

Cordons remain in place at the location. Witnesses are asked to call 101, reference 8834/10jul.

To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.