A man has suffered life threatening injuries in a stabbing outside the Home Office building in London, police say.

The Metropolitan Police were called to the area outside building in Marsham Street shortly after 1pm following a report of a man with a knife.

A man was found with knife injuries and the London Ambulance Service is currently at the scene.

His injuries are being treated is life threatening at this stage.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and taken to a police station.

Enquiries are ongoing into the exact circumstances of the incident, the Met said in a statement.

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