Boy of 16 critical after stabbing in Forest Hill

A 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being stabbed in south-east London, police have said.

Officers were called to Cranston Road in Forest Hill at about 17:15 GMT on Sunday where they found the boy.

His condition has been described as critical but stable. No arrests have been made as yet.

In another incident, a 19-year-old was shot in the leg in Copeland Road, Peckham, on Sunday evening. The Trident Gang Crime Command is investigating.

The injured man remains in hospital in a stable condition.

No-one has been arrested over the attack, the Metropolitan Police said.

The Trident Gang Crime Command unit works with boroughs to investigate gang-related crime in London.

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