A man and woman have each been stabbed in the face with a broken bottle in Plumstead this morning.

Police were called at 6.50am to Waverley Road following reports of a fight.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service also attended and treated the victims, whose injuries were not said to be life-threatening.

Police say two people have been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH.

Witnesses said the road had been cordoned off and about eight police cars had arrived on the scene.

A Met Police spokesman said a man and a woman had been stabbed in the face with a broken bottle.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called today at 6:53am to reports of a stabbing on Waverley Road, SE18.

“We sent an incident response officer and two ambulance crews to the scene.

“We treated two patients and took them to a hospital in south east London.”

The police cordon had been cleared by 11.30am.