A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been stabbed in Ladywell, leading to the arrest of two youths.

Police were called out to the scene in Dressington Avenue at 9.28pm last night (Feb 18) following reports of a stabbing.

A teenage boy was taken by ambulance to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Detectives from Lewisham are investigating.

Two boys have been arrested and are in custody at a south London police station.

Following the incident, police have put in place a Section 60 notice, giving officers additional stop and search powers in the wards of Lewisham Central, Rushey Green, Catford South, Brockley, Ladywell and Crofton Park.