Teenager stabbed in brutal attack in New Cross after gang of youths seen with a knife

A teenager has been taken to hospital after he was found with stab wounds in New Cross last night.

Police were called at around 8.45pm to reports of youths seen in possession of a knife in Wardalls Grove.

Paramedics found a 17-year-old boy suffering from stab injuries at the scene.

He was taken to a South London hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening

Detectives investigating the stabbing are now appealing for anyone with information or footage to come forward.

Detective Constable Pavan Sandhu, of the Met’s South East Command Unit, said: “It is vital that we remove dangerous weapons from unsafe hands.

“It was sheer luck that this incident didn’t result in a murder investigation.

“I urge anyone who has information that could identify those responsible to share what they know without delay.”

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting reference Cad 8035/22Sep.

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