Police rushed to North London last night after a man was stabbed to death.

Officers were called shortly after 9.30pm on Monday, January 11, with reports of a disturbance.

They attended Neasden Lane North with paramedics from London Ambulance Service as well as London Air Ambulance.

A man, believed to be aged in his 40s, was found with stab injuries.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene.

Metropolitan Police say efforts are ongoing to trace the man's next of kin.

A second man, which police have given no further details, was also found with non-life-threatening injuries nearby.

Several officers were dispatched to the scene and a cordon was put in place
Several officers were dispatched to the scene and a cordon was put in place

He was arrested in connection with the incident, police say.

Homicide detectives in the Met's Specialist Crime Command have been informed.

Following the incident, a Section 60 had been authorised for several ward areas in the area.

Bearn Hill, Welsh Harp, Tokyngton, Preston and Stonebridge are subject to the Section 60 order from 10.30pm on Monday until 1.30pm on Tuesday, January 12.

A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing.

Photographs show several police officers at the scene and a forensic tent in the middle of the road.

A cordon has been erected to keep members of the public away from the area, including the Neasden pedestrian subway entrance further up the road.

The incident took place near to a parade of shops.