Detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in broad daylight in Anerley yesterday.

Police were called at around 3.35pm to reports of youths fighting in Croydon Road, near the junction with Weighton Road.

Attending officers found a 14-year-old boy suffering a stab wound to his arm. An ambulance rushed him to hospital, where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening.

Detectives from South Area CID retain an open mind as to any motive, but do not believe the victim was robbed.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to call police on 101 .

They are also asking drivers who may have dashcam footage showing those involved in the incident to get in touch. Please quote reference 4874/may15.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.