Woman tries to stab 15-year-old boy with huge kitchen knife as he gets on bus with grandmother

CCTV footage shows the moment a woman tried to stab a 15-year-old boy with a huge kitchen knife as he boarded a bus with his grandmother.

The incident happened on Boxing Day at around 12.30 pm on the Route 133 bus on Brixton Road in Lambeth.

The attacker, who was already on the bus, came up to the teenager and attacked him with a large kitchen knife.

The victim's 51-year-old grandmother managed to wrestle the weapon off the attacker, who then fled towards Oval.

The victim suffered a minor cut to his stomach. The suspect is described as:

  • an Asian woman

  • aged about 20 to 30 years

  • wearing a distinctive headscarf with a kangaroo print

The suspect was wearing a headscarf with a kangaroo print. Credit: Metropolitan Police
The knife used to attack the teenager. Credit: Metropolitan Police
The incident happened as the bus travelled down Brixton Road in Lambeth. Credit: Google Maps

Anyone who was on the bus at the time of the incident or has any information, has been urged to call police via 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 199092.