A man has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening stab injuries in the early hours of the morning in New Cross.

Today (Friday) at around 1am, ambulance crews and police were called to the scene of a stabbing at the junction between Kender Street and Queen’s Road in the New Cross area.

A man was treated by medics who arrived at the scene within four minuities before being rushed to hospital as a priority.

He is in a life-threatening condition.

London Ambulance Service has confirmed that it sent several resources to the scene, including two incident response officers, two fast-response cars, ambulance crews and members of the Hazardous Area Response Team.

London’s Air Ambulance were also dispatched to the scene.

No arrests were made, and a crime scene is currently in place.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: “We were called today (4 August) at 12:57am to reports of a stabbing at the junction between Queen’s Road and Kender Street, SE15.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including two incident response officers, two medics in fast-response cars, two ambulance crews, and members of our Hazardous Area Response Team.

“We also dispatched a trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance.

“Our first medics arrived in approximately four minutes.

“We treated a man at the scene and took him to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

A spokesperson for Met Police said: “Police were called at about 00:58hrs on Friday 4 August to Kender Street, junction with Queen's Road SE15, following reports that a man had been stabbed.

“Officers attended with colleagues from London’s Ambulance Service.

“On arrival they located a man, believed aged in his 30s, suffering with a stab wound.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains in a life threatening condition.

“At this early stage no arrests have been made.

“A crime scene is currently in place at the location.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”