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Appeal on teen bus stop stabbing in Lewisham

Police have appealed for witnesses after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest, leaving him in a critical condition.

The youngster was attacked on 6 December at a bus stop in Lewisham, south London, the Metropolitan Police have revealed.

He had been waiting with his girlfriend when three males attacked him with a metal pole and stabbed him.

Three boys, all 16, and two men aged 20 and 24 have been arrested.

The seat from the victim's bike was removed and used as a weapon to club him about the head.

The teenager and his girlfriend escaped before calling an ambulance.

He remains in hospital.

The suspects have all been bailed.

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