Police have issued an update on the condition of a 16-year-old boy after a stabbing in Bexleyheath.

The incident happened in Broadway just after 6.20pm yesterday (January 9).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended and found a boy injured. 

He was taken to hospital for further treatment where his condition was initially unknown.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police confirmed today (January 10) that his condition is non life-threatening.

No arrests have been made as police enquires continue.

The News Shopper attended the scene of the crime at 8am today (Wednesday) and there was no longer a police cordon in place.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 18:21hrs on Tuesday, 9 January to reports of a stabbing in Broadway Square, Bexleyheath. 

“Officers arrived at the scene within three minutes and provided first aid to a 16-year-old boy with a stab injury. His family has been informed.

“He was taken to hospital where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening or life-changing.

“There have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.

“An investigation is under way and enquiries are ongoing. Any witnesses are asked to call 101 quoting CAD 5435/09Jan.”