This is just outside the Bromley borough boundaries but of interest to some. A 16-year-old boy was found injured in New Addington last night after being stabbed. The incident occurred around 8.40pm.
Police Officers and paramedics from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) rushed to the scene with the victim taken to hospital. He was stabbed in the arm and his injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening.
No arrests have been made as of yet.
Crime in London and beyond is again in the nationwide news today. Since 2010 tens of thousands of officers have been lost across the country and London and the Home Office had billions in cuts. Police in London sold stations to try to make ends meet. In addition starting pay was cut by £4,000 by Teresa May in 2013 with has resulted in difficulties with recruitment.
Anyone with information can call 101 and quote CAD 6567/3March or tweet @MetCC Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.