POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed.

Officers were called to Brockley Road, Brockley, at 4.48pm yesterday (January 19) to reports of a group of male youths fighting.

The boy was taken to a south London hospital suffering from stab wounds to the arm.

He is said to be in a serious but stable condition.

Two 19-year-old men were arrested and bailed to return at a later date.

Anyone with information should call Lewisham CID on 020 8284 8362 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.