Police have named a man they want to question after a taxi driver was stabbed.

An argument broke out in a taxi in School Mead, Abbots Langley after 10.20pm and a taxi driver was stabbed in the hand with a sharp object.

Hertfordshire Constabulary said they want to speak to  20-year-old Cameron Lewis, of Hazelwood Lane, Abbots Langley, in connection with the incident on Sunday night.

The East of England Ambulance Service confirmed the taxi driver was taken to Watford General Hospital where he is receiving further treatment.

In a message put out to members of Neighbourhood Watch, detectives said: “Hertfordshire Police are seeking Cameron Lewis from Abbots Langley in relation to a serious incident that occurred on Sunday August 9 in School Mead.

“Anyone who sights him or with knowledge of his whereabouts are urged to call Hertfordshire Police on 101 or report to crimestoppers.”

Yesterday Detective Inspector Phil Moss said: “This is not a regular occurrence in Abbots Langley and it is being thoroughly investigated.

“Our enquiries into the incident are ongoing and I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and believes they witnessed what happened to contact police at the earliest opportunity.”