EMERGENCY services have responded to reports of a stabbing in Blackburn.

Police, paramedics and an air ambulance rushed to the scene in Hereford Road at around 4.30pm.

A man was found with leg injuries and subsequently taken to hospital.

Inspector Andy Willis from Lancashire Police said: "Officers were called out to reports of an adult male who had stab wounds to his leg in Hereford Road.

"He is now being treated at hospital for those injuries."