A teenage boy was stabbed in Plumstead Thursday afternoon (September 19).

Police were called to the scene at 3.21pm after they received reports of a man wielding a knife on Griffin Road (SE18) in Plumstead.

The incident reportedly took place near to the South Rise Primary School.

Responding to a request from News Shopper, a spokesperson for the Met Police said:

"Police were called to reports of a man armed with a knife in Griffin Road, SE18, at 15:21 on Thursday, 19 September.

"A teenage boy, believed to be 16 years old, suffered a stab wound to his shoulder. His condition is not life threatening.

"No arrests at this stage. Enquiries continue."