London police say one male youth was transported to hospital and another arrested after reports of a stabbing at Westmount Mall.

Officers were called to the shopping centre at 785 Wonderland Road South just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

A male youth was located by police and transported to hospital. He is reported to be in serious condition, but the injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Police subsequently arrested a male youth and say charges are pending.

An investigation has revealed the victim and suspect are known to each other. No other suspects are being sought.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.