UK police confirmed they were called to a stabbing this afternoon.

Police in London say a number of people have been injured after a stabbing at a premises near London Bridge.

Emergency services attended the scene including officers from the Metropolitan Police.

Those in the area have reported hearing a number of shots being fired.

A man has been detained by police.

The Metropolitan Police tweeted that they were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge.