DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a stabbing in Forest Hill.

Police were called to Cranston Road at around 5.15pm on Sunday (June 10) and found a 16-year-old boy suffering from stab wounds to his shoulder and back.

He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a serious yet stable condition.

It is believed the victim was on his way to visit a friend in the area when he had a conversation with three men.

He was then stabbed in the street.

The suspects are believed to be around 19 or 20 years old, black and all were dressed in dark clothing.

There have been no arrests and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 020 8284 8339 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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