Teenager stabbed amid cluster of schools in Nunhead

A teenager has been stabbed in a quiet residential street amid a string of schools and a church.

Police were alerted to a fight involving males with knives on Harlescott Road, Nunhead, at about 6.10pm yesterday, Thursday July 23.

Officers and paramedics rushed to the scene and foudn a 16-year-old male with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening.

Harlescott Road, Nunhead

Two males have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, affray and possession of an offensive weapon. Both are currently in custody.

Due to the disorder a Section 60 Search Power and Section 35a dispersal was authorised around the immediate area until 7am this morning.

Anyone with information of this incident who has not yet spoken with police is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 6477/23JUL20, Tweet @MetCC or call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you are worried about someone you suspect may be carrying a knife or other weapon, advice and support is also available through organisations including knifefree.co.uk and fearless.org.


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