Police have confirmed the assault of a man in a busy area of central Watford this morning was a stabbing.

Hertfordshire Constabulary was called to Bridal Path, off St Albans Road, at 11.20am by paramedics treating a man with a stab wound.

A spokesman for the force said: “A 26-year-old man has been taken to hospital suffering from a stab wound which is not believed to be life threatening.

“Police are continuing with their investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact Sergeant Matt Waylett on 01923 472981 or by calling 101.”