A teenage boy was stabbed in Harlow yesterday afternoon.

The victim was hospitalised but police say his injuries are "not life-threatening".

Essex Police was called to reports of the stabbing in Sharpecroft shortly after 4pm on Saturday, May 1.

The force has yet to make an arrest and is appealing for help identifying a suspect wanted for questioning.

He is described as wearing all black clothing as well as black trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information on it or CCTV footage of it should submit a report online at www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

You can also call us on 101 and cite incident 777 of May 1

Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Epping Forest Guardian:

For more breaking news, local headlines and features, ‘like’ our Facebook page.

We also have a Twitter account: @EppingFGuardian

Follow us to keep up-to-date with news in Epping Forest.