Four arrested after 21-year-old stabbed in the back

Four men were arrested after a man was stabbed in the back in an east London street.

Police were called to reports of an assault at 02:50 GMT on High Road, Leytonstone.

A police spokesman said the 21-year-old man was taken to hospital but his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

Four men were arrested near to the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

They are being held at an east London police station.

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