A 15-year-old girl and her teenage companion have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a Catford stabbing last night.

Police were called at 6.30pm last night (August 13) to Honley Road, Catford, near Rushey Green, after reports of a stabbing.

London Ambulance Service also attended the scene and took a 21-year-old man to a south London hospital.

He is currently in a critical but stable condition. 

According to neighbours, the incident began outside a Rushey Green chicken shop and quickly escalated.

Part of Rushey Green and Hornley Road were cordoned off by police this morning but have now reopened.

A 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. 

They are currently in custody at a south London police station. 

Detectives from the Trident Gang Crime Command are investigating and are appealing for anyone with information about the attack to call them on 020 8247 4877.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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