A teenager has been knifed to death and two others have been injured in a bloodbath in London.
Police say, three males, all thought to be teenagers, were stabbed in Purley, London, last night.
One of the injured youngsters has been arrested for attempted murder, while two other males were apprehended for possession of an offensive weapon.
A Met Police statement said: “Police were called at approximately 9.10pm on Thursday, 11 July to reports of a male stabbed on Brighton Road in Croydon.
“Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
“Despite their efforts, a male, believed to be aged in his late teens, died at the scene at 9.50pm.
“A second male, also believed to be aged in his late teens, was found nearby suffering from stab injuries.
“He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a stable condition; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
“A third male, thought to be in his late teens, was found close to Purley Railway Station suffering from a slash wound.
“He was taken to a south London hospital for treatment; his injuries are not life-threatening. He has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.”
The Met confirmed that two other males were arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.
“There was a stabbing on the High Street and then a stabbing at the station.
“We were told they were both linked. We had to leave Pizza Express out of the back door.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 8858/11Jul.©UKNIP