Police were called at 4.41pm on Sunday, 25 April to reports of an assault on Norwood Road, SE27.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, were found suffering from stab injuries.
They were taken by LAS to a south London hospital; the first victim’s condition is being treated as life-threatening. We await an assessment of the second victim’s condition.
Officers remain in the area and a crime scene is in place.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 4970/25Apr. To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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