A 15 year old boy was stabbed in the chest in Forest Hill last night as knife crime in the city continues to soar.
Emergency services were called to Dartmouth Road at 16.10 where the boy was suffering from multiple stab wounds.
He was taken to hospital in a critical condition and he has has since improved with his injuries now believed to not be life threatening.
The boy was attacked by two male suspects who arrived in a car and then ran up to the victim and stabbed him before the suspects then made off in the car.
Another 15 year old boy was arrested in Lewisham on suspicion of attempted murder.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC. Please quote CAD5198/25Mar.
The independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.