A woman was stabbed in Enfield after refusing a stranger's sexual advances.

Detectives investigating the stabbing are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At 6.50am on Thursday, October 8, a 24-year-old woman was waiting at a bus stop on Smeaton Road when she was approached by a man who made sexual suggestions.

The woman refused and the suspect stabbed her before leaving the bus stop.

The injured woman was taken by the London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital where her injuries were found to be non-life threatening.

Detective Constable John-Paul Nwodo, who is investigating, said: “I am keen to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or saw a male behaving suspiciously in the area. If you think you know something, no matter how small a detail, please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting reference Cad 1074/8Oct.

To remain 100 per cent anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, October 8 and subsequently charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.