Two youths have been arrested following an assault in Wanstead.
Police and London Fire Brigade were called to the football fields at Wanstead Flats, E11 by London Ambulance Service following reports of an assault and a fire.
Officers attended along with London Fire Brigade and found a 38-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to the arm and bite marks. He has been taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service for treatment of his injures and is in a stable condition.
Two female youths – (A) aged 13 and (B) 16 – were arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH and taken to a North London police station where they remain in custody.
Police in Redbridge continue to deal. Enquiries are ongoing.