A 22-year-old man was stabbed in broad daylight yesterday afternoon in a walkway in Thamesmead.

A 21-year-old man was also assaulted during the attack in Portmeadow Walk, in between Hartslock Drive and Seacourt Road.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to the stabbing at around 4.50pm.

Detectives put up a cordon in Portmeadow Walk whilst they carried out door to door enquiries, residents have reported.

An 18-year-old man has subsequently been arrested.

Bexley CID are investigating, and anyone with information is urged to call the police on 101.