A 14-year-old boy has been stabbed to death by attackers who knocked him off a moped, the Met said.

The wounded teenager was found in Bickley Road, Leyton, in Waltham Forest, at 18:30 GMT on Monday.

Detectives believe the moped had been involved in a crash with a car, after which three men got out the vehicle, stabbed the teenager and drove off.

He died at the scene and his next of kin have been informed. No-one has been arrested.

A cordon is in place and inquiries continue, the force said.

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“It has now been established by detectives the boy was riding a moped that had been involved in a collision with a car,” a statement added.

“It is believed that three males got out of the car and then stabbed the victim before returning to the vehicle and driving off.

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