A 21-YEAR-OLD man has been hospitalised after a corrosive substance was thrown over his face and stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

The man also suffered cuts to his hands, believed to have been caused by a knife, in North London.

The man was rushed from the scene on Stoke Newington High Street to an East London Hospital where he remains.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Officers attended and found a 21-year-old man who had been assaulted, with a corrosive substance thrown over his face.

"He also sustained cuts to his hand believed to have been caused by a knife.

"His injuries are not being treated as life threatening or life-changing."

The London Fire Brigade was also called to the scene about 2.30am.

No arrests have been made.

Investigations are ongoing.