A woman who was stabbed in Bexley remains in a critical condition four days on from the incident.

Police were called to Penhill Road just after 4pm on Tuesday, January 16 to reports that a woman had been stabbed.

The victim, believed to be in her 30s, was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Today (Saturday, January 20) police have confirmed that her condition remains critical.

As police continue their enquiries, AA Maps shows that the road is still closed.

Inspector Graham Rickard, from the policing team for south east London, said: “We arrived at the scene within three minutes of the initial report and provided first aid to the victim until paramedics arrived.

"Sadly, she is very seriously injured and has been taken to hospital in a critical condition.

"At this very early stage we believe the suspect is known to her.

"Officers remain at the scene and in the area carrying out a number of inquiries.”

"Inquiries are ongoing.

"There has been no arrest."