A 19-year-old man from Kingston has been arrested after a reported stabbing in Epsom on Thursday (September 23) left a man in a serious condition in hospital.

Police said Thursday evening that the teenager had been taken into custody "in connection with (the) investigation".

As the Surrey Comet reported, emergency first responders found a man suffering serious chest injuries after they were called to reports of a man suffering from stab wounds in the area of Blenheim and Almond Road in Epsom around 11.25am on Thursday.

Paramedics and police attended, while the an air ambulance was also called in, and the 20-year-old victim was taken to a London hospital.

He remains in hospital at present and his condition was most recently described as "serious but stable".

A number of roads in Epsom, including Blenheim Road and Almond Road, remain closed while police carry out further enquiries, with forensics teams spotted in the area.

"Given the large police presence in the area, I would like to reassure local residents that we are doing everything we can to establish how this man sustained these injuries and identify the person responsible," Epsom and Ewell Borough Commander Inspector Jon Vale said.

"We are appealing to people who live in the vicinity of the assault to come forward if they have not spoken to us already, as they may have vital information which could help us to progress our investigation."

Anyone with information which could help investigators is asked to contact police, quoting incident reference PR/ 45210100639 via the Surrey Police website or by calling 101.