Appeal Following Stabbing in Deptford
May 31, 2016, 4:08 pm
Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a teenage boy was stabbed in Deptford.
Police were called shortly after midnight on Saturday, 28 May, to reports of a stabbing in Payne Street, SE8.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a 16-year-old boy suffering from stab wounds.
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He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Detectives from Lewisham CID are investigating with the assistance of the Homicide and Major Crime Command.
Enquiries have already established that prior to the victim being stabbed he was attacked by a group of approximately four to six male teenagers who were in possession of knives.
During the stabbing one member of the group was then seen to chase another teenage boy along Payne Street, this boy escaped unhurt. The group then made off in a red hatchback shaped car.
Weapons were recovered by officers from the scene.
One man has been arrested in connection with the investigation. He has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Lewisham CID on 07788916864 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Source: Metropolitan Police Service