01/02/2013 10:41 GMT | Updated 03/04/2013 06:12 BST

Inner London Crown Court Stabbing: Man Injured During Fight

A man has been stabbed following a fight at one of the country's most important courts, it has emerged.

London's Metropolitan police are now hunting a gang of males after the incident at Inner London Crown Court on Friday.

The 20-year-old victim was taken to hospital suffering from a stab wound to the stomach. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening, according to reports.

The BBC reported an unnamed witness as saying: "I was sitting inside and there was a group of lads standing at the top of the steps.

"All of a sudden four unknown guys came in from the car park. They came in and one guy got stabbed.

"They tried to rush through, then stabbed him in the stomach and then ran out."