Breaking LONDON Thornton Heath

A teenager is critically ill in hospital following a stabbing in Thornton Heath

The victim was taken to the hospital at around 3pm.
Both Bensham Manor Road and neighbouring Swain Road were cordoned off by police.
A police dog and forensics team have been searching nearby front gardens.

Police said there have been no arrests.
Anyone with information or any witnesses are asked to call 101, ref 4198/09jul