Police are investigating a double stabbing in Thornton Heath this evening.

Police were called to Boswell Road at my 6.11pm following reports of an altercation.

Officers attended and found a man who had been stabbed. He was taken to a south London hospital by London Ambulance Service.

A second victim was found nearby. He had also been stabbed and was taken to hospital.

Neither man is believed to be in a life threatening condition.

Officers have arrested one man on suspicion of robbery but enquiries are ongoing to determine what took place.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information that could assist the investigation, is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC using the reference CAD5949/04FEB.

Overnight on Monday  (Feb 1) police issued a Section 60 order until 8.50am on Tuesday (Feb 2) covering Thornton Heath, Norbury and Upper Norwood following an altercation involving a group of people in Thornton Heath. There were not reporters injuries or  arrests.  

Section 60 gives police the right to search people in a defined area during a specific time period when they believe, with good reason, that: serious violence will take place or that an incident has taken place involving an offensive weapon.


Google image of Boswell Road