Crime

Lewisham police deal with two young people stabbings in less than 24 hours

Knife recovered in connection with stabbing inquiry 24th June 2015 in Lewisham. Image: Met Police.

Knife recovered in connection with stabbing inquiry 24th June 2015 in Lewisham. Image: Met Police.

Police officers in Lewisham have been called to the stabbings of two 14 year old victims in less than 24 hours.

Yesterday morning a 14 year old boy stab victim walked into Deptford Green School suffering from knife wound to the thigh.

He was neither a pupil at the school, nor was the suspect arrested a student there.

Police arrested a 13 year old boy and recovered a knife in connection with the incident.

He was in custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

The victim was taken to hospital and is in a stable condition.

His injuries are not considered life threatening.

This evening Lewisham police officers have been called to a stabbing in Eddystone Road, Brockley.

The 14 year old boy victim was being treated for a stab wound to the back, which at this stage is not thought to be life-threatening.

The London Ambulance service are attending and treating the victim.

Both events have been described by @MPSLewisham in a series of tweets.

Stabbing 24th June 2015

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613626938167586816]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613627273711906816]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613627732216410112]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613628101101228032]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613657577596014592]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613660221945327617]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/613660554620706816]

Stabbing 25th June 2015

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/614151597870948353]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/614151918148014080]

[tweet https://twitter.com/MPSLewisham/status/614152838336352256]

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