School boy slashed across the arm in Penge

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in Bromley.

Police were called at around 3.35pm on Wednesday, 15 May, to reports of youths fighting in Croydon Road at the junction with Weighton Road, SE20.

Officers attended and found a 14-year-old boy suffering a stab wound to his arm. The boy was taken by ambulance to hospital, where his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening.

Detectives from South Area CID are investigating. They retain an open mind as to any motive, but do not believe the victim was robbed.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to call police on 101 . They are also asking drivers who may have dashcam footage showing those involved in the incident to get in touch. Please quote reference 4874/may15.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.