Teenage Boy Hospitalised After Stabbing in South Norwood

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Teenage Boy Hospitalised After Stabbing in South Norwood

A teenage boy was taken to hospital following a stabbing incident in South Norwood yesterday afternoon. The London Ambulance Service alerted the police to the incident, which occurred at the junction of Avenue Road and Warminster Road at 3.47 PM on Tuesday, June 18.

Incident Details

Emergency services, including officers from the Metropolitan Police, London Ambulance Service, and London’s Air Ambulance, quickly arrived at the scene. The teenage victim was found suffering from stab wounds and was immediately transported to the hospital. Fortunately, his injuries have been assessed as not life-threatening.

Investigation and Appeal for Information

At this early stage of the investigation, no arrests have been made, and a crime scene remains in place. The Metropolitan Police have launched urgent enquiries and are appealing to the public for any information that could assist in their investigation.

Official Statement

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to the junction of Avenue Road and Warminster Road, SE25 at 3.47 PM on Tuesday, June 18 following reports of a stabbing. Officers, LAS, and London’s Air Ambulance all attended. A teenage boy [no further details] was found suffering with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where his injuries have been assessed as not life-threatening. At this early stage, no arrests have been made. A crime scene remains in place at the location and urgent enquiries are underway. Anyone with information about the incident should call 101 quoting 5150/18JUN.

Community Response

The incident has caused concern in the local community, and police presence in the area has been increased to reassure residents and gather further information.

How to Help

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the police on 101, quoting the reference 5150/18JUN. Alternatively, individuals can provide information anonymously through Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.

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