A 50-year-old man has been taken to hospital after a stabbing near a park in Eltham.

The incident happened in Restons Crescent near Parish Park shortly after 8pm on April 20.

Officers and London Ambulance Services crews attended and found a man injured.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where his injuries were assessed as non-life threatening.

No arrests have been made as police enquiries continue.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called shortly after 20:00hrs on Saturday, 20 April to reports of a man stabbed in the vicinity of Restons Crescent, SE9.

“Officers attended. The victim, a 50-year-old man, was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.

“His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”