A boy has been critically injured in a stabbing on the streets of south-east London this evening.
The victim, who has not been named, is thought to be in a critical condition in a south London hospital.
Police have launched a manhunt for the attacker, who stabbed the 15-year-old at around 4.10pm today, on Dartmouth Road, Lewisham.
Police pictured at the scene today. The force has launched a manhunt for the attacker, who stabbed the 15-year-old at around 4.10pm today, on Dartmouth Road, Lewisham
No arrests have been made.
A spokesman for the Met Police said: ' Police were called at approximately 16:10hrs on Monday, 25 March to reports of a stabbing in Dartmouth Road, SE23.
'Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a male - believed aged 15 - suffering injuries.
'He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Next of kin have been informed. A crime scene remains in place.