A 39-year-old from Crystal Palace has been charged after a stabbing at a restaurant in a Tooting left a man in critical condition.

Antwan McLeary, 39 of Antigua Walk, will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday, May 17 charged with section 18 GBH.

A 25-year-old man presented himself at a south London hospital suffering stab injuries at around 7.40pm on Friday, May 14.

Enquiries established the victim had been assaulted around ten minutes earlier at a restaurant on Upper Tooting Road.

Detectives from the Met’s South West Basic Command Unit are investigating and would like to hear from anybody with information about the attack.

If you can help, please call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 7292/15May.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.