Police have launched an investigation after a man was found with stab wounds near a leisure centre.

Officers were called to Horseshoe Lane in Garston at 12.45pm on Sunday (July 5) to reports of an altercation involving four men.

When police arrived, a man was found with stab wounds and he was taken to hospital.

Police say his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The suspects, described by police as white and wearing joggers, could not be traced following a search of the area by officers.

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A police cordon in Horseshoe Lane yesterday

Hertfordshire Constabulary says the men are believed to have left the scene in a vehicle - possibly a Volkswagen.

Police have added that all those involved are believed to be known to each other.

Yesterday afternoon, police had taped off a bus stop and a service road outside Garston Manor School, opposite Woodside Leisure Centre.

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A police car parked up at a bus stop in Horseshoe Lane yesterday with two cordons in place

Anyone with any information about the stabbing has been asked to get in touch with police.

Detective Inspector Jason Finnegan said: "I understand this news will be concerning to residents, and I want to reassure them that we are doing all we can to trace those responsible.

"If you saw what happened or have any information about the incident, please call the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference 41/52554/20.

"You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org."