A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old was stabbed to death in Sydenham on Saturday. 

Police were called to Hazel Grove, junction with Sydenham Road, at 7.19pm on April 10, after reports of a boy lying injured on the ground.

Crews from the London Ambulance Service and London Air Ambulance also arrived at the scene, but he was pronounced dead shortly after 8pm.

His next of kin have been informed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call 101, quoting the reference CAD6072/10APR.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.