A police dog has been praised for finding a suspect who allegedly threatened to stab a person in Orpington.

This comes days after a teenager was knifed in broad daylight near the high street before running into Tesco for help.

Petts Wood & Knoll SNT tweeted: "Great work from @MetTaksforce this evening, who’s police dog (name not known) tracked a suspect who threatened to stab another person in Orpington.

"Along with @MPS Chelsfield we assisted in detaining the suspect. Male arrested by response team officer’s from @MPSBromley."

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News Shopper has contacted police teams in Petts Wood, Chelsfield and Bromley for more information.

A boy believed to be in his late teens was stabbed at the junction with Spur Road on the evening of July 4 after reports of a fight.

He was taken to hospital and is now in a stable condition.

Two men were arrested on the same day on suspicion of GBH and both have since been released under investigation.

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Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference 7262/04July. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

We will update you once we hear more about the alleged stabbing threat in Orpington once police get back to us.