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15-year old boy critically ill after being stabbed in south London

Police at the scene in Forest Hill Credit: Edd Stock

A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in south London.

The 15-year old boy was stabbed in Dartmouth Road in Forest Hill at 4:10pm on Monday.

Police at the scene in Forest Hill Credit: Edd Stock

Detectives are now trying to find those responsible and are appealing for anyone who saw what happened to contact them.

Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge Ellie Reeves tweeted:

"Extremely sorry to hear about the stabbing on Dartmouth Road SE23 this afternoon. I am in close contact with the police and my thoughts are with the victim who I hope has a speedy recovery from this terrible act."