A man is in hospital with “several injuries” following an incident involving a knife.

Police were called to Percy Road in Watford at around 4.40pm yesterday afternoon with reports of an “altercation” between two men.

Upon arrival, emergency services discovered a man in his 30s with injuries. He was taken to a hospital by ambulance and is currently receiving “ongoing treatment”.

Detective Sergeant Chris Parperi said: “Officers have arrested a man in his late teens on suspicion of assault and he remains in custody. We have also recovered a knife from the scene.

“As we now investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident, I would ask anyone who saw what happened – or the events prior to or after the incident – to come forward.”

You can contact police via the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference ISR 681 of August 8, or online at www.herts.police.uk/Report or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.