17 year old stabbed in Lambeth

Injuries are not thought to be life threatening, which is great news but this is just another one to add to the list of stabbings that have been happening this year.

Full article post from mylondon.news site below…

A teenager has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Lambeth.

Police were called to Fentiman Road, in Oval, at 6.25pm on Tuesday, March 9 to reports of a stabbing.

At the scene officers and the London Ambulance Service found a boy, believed to be 17, suffering from stab wounds.

He was taken to a South London hospital, and his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Pictures from the scene show a number of police officers behind a cordon around a black mini cab.

The photos show the passenger door to the large car open, with a police officer facing inside.

It is not yet clear how the taxi is involved in the stabbing.

  • Police were called to Fentiman Road, Oval at 6.25pm following reports of a stabbing
  • Officers from The Met and paramedics attended the scene
  • A man, believed to be 17, had sustained stab wounds and was taken to a South London hospital
  • His injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this stage
  • Witnesses reported seeing police dealing with a black mini-cab at the scene
  • Police enquiries are ongoing

Statement from the Metropolitan Police

The Metropolitan police told MyLondon:

“Police were called at 6:25pm on Tuesday, 9 March following reports of a stabbing in Fentiman Road, SW8.

“Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics. A male, believed to be aged 17, had sustained stab wounds and was taken to a south London hospital.

“His injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this stage.

“A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing. The public can expect to see additional officers in the area in the coming hours.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has relevant information should call 101, using the reference CAD6013/08MAR.

Information can also be provided, anonymously, by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.