A man has been taken to hospital after what was thought to be a stabbing in Downham last night, but injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to Downham Way, between Lewisham and Bromley around 9pm last night to reports of an alleged stabbing.

Upon investigating, officers found that a male victim has been attacked by a group of males, but had not been stabbed.

The man was taken to hospital with injuries judged to be not-life threatening.

Lewisham MPS say no arrests have been made, and enquiries into circumstances continue.