No arrests have been made nearly two weeks after a man in his 20s was stabbed near Plumstead train station on New Year's Eve.

Police have released another appeal hunting for witnesses.

Emergency services were called at around 5pm on December 31 to the stabbing near to Plumstead Railway Station.

A 20-year-old man was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.

A search by police uncovered a BB gun and enquiries are currently being made to establish if the gun is linked to the incident.

Police have now established the man was assaulted by two males in Plumstead Road near the junction with Walmer Terrace.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in Plumstead on New Year’s Eve.

“Police called at about 17:00hrs to reports of a man stabbed close to Plumstead Railway Station.

“Officers attended and the 20-year-old man was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service. He has since been discharged.

“Officers have since established that the man was assaulted by two males on Plumstead Road at the junction with Walmer Terrace, SE18.

“A search of the area led to the discovery of a BB gun. Enquiries remain ongoing to establish with this is linked to the assault.

“There have been no arrests.

“Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 4383/31Dec23.

“To remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”