23/07/2013 07:58 BST | Updated 22/09/2013 06:12 BST

British Man 'Stabbed To Death' In Crete

A general view of Malia, Crete

A British man has reportedly been stabbed to death on the Greek island of Crete.

The victim, who has not yet been named, is believed to be around 20-years-old and died in the town of Malia, a notorious party destination.

Reports claim the was stabbed in the chest outside a bar in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Malia, Greece on July 23.

"We stand ready to provide consular assistance to the family."