London Ambulance Service has issued a statement after a stabbing in Bromley.

Officers were called to reports of two men seen with knives in Downham Way at around 3.50pm yesterday (April 17).

An ambulance crew, an air ambulance, a paramedic in a fast response car, and an incident response officer also attended.

A man was later found with stab wounds on the same road.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where his condition was assessed as not life-threatening.

Another man was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident and taken into police custody.

Urgent enquiries are now ongoing to find a second suspect.

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3:51pm yesterday (April 17) to reports of a stabbing on Downham Way, Bromley, BR1.

“We sent resources to the scene, including ambulance crews, an advanced paramedic, and an incident response officer.

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

“We treated a patient at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre.”

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called to Downham Way, Bromley at about 15:50hrs on Wednesday, 17 April following reports that two men had been seen with knives.

“A further call was received shortly after reporting that a male had been found stabbed on the same road.

“Officers and LAS attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition has been assessed as not life threatening.

“One man was arrested at the scene and has been taken into custody.

“Urgent enquiries are ongoing to trace a second suspect”