A 20-year-old man was stabbed in Plumstead in the early hours of this morning (October 7).

Police were called at 3.33am to Barnfield Gardens by London Ambulance Service paramedics, who were treating the man for stab wounds to his back.

The victim was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen someone running away from the area to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact Greenwich CID on 0208 2847759 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.