London news: Teenage boy stabbed in Lewisham high street – latest news

A TEENAGE boy has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in a high street in London.

Police were scrambled to reports of a stabbing in Lewisham High Street at 8.38am this morning.

They found a young lad, believed to be in his mid-teens, with stab wounds.

He had been attacked while on his way to school.

“His condition was assessed as ‘not life-threatening or life-changing”

Metropolitan Police

He has since been rushed to hospital.

A spokesman for Scotland Yard said his injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

The Met said the boy’s next of kin have been informed.

There have been no arrests and an investigation has been launched to identify the suspects.

The Lewisham branch of the Metropolitan Police Service said on Twitter: “The victim of the stabbing this morning in #Lewisham High St was taken to hospital, where his condition was assessed as ‘not life-threatening or life-changing’.

“An investigation is underway to identify suspect(s). Witnesses pls call 101 ref 1431/jan14 or Crimestoppers 0800555111.”

A spokeswoman for the London Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called at 8:38am this morning to Lewisham High Street to reports of an incident.

“We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer, a medic in a car and an advanced paramedic to the scene.

“We treated a teenage boy at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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