Sydenham stabbing: Teenager fighting for life in hospital after park attack


teenage boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being stabbed repeatedly in knife attack by a south London park.

The 18-year-old boy was found by police suffering multiple stab wounds in Westwood Hill, Sydenham at 7pm on Monday.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a “critical but stable” condition two days later.

Bloodied clothing and debris remains at the scene of the attack close to a bus stop.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Police were called to Westwood Hill to reports of a stabbing.

“Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS). An 18-year-old man was found with stab wounds.

“He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital where his condition is currently critical but stable. “

Police said there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 6336/08Aug.

Evening Standard