A man and a woman were taken to hospital with “slash injuries” after it is believed they tried to stop a robbery in Rotherhithe.
Police said the victims were taken to a south London hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following the incident at about 11.27am today, Friday, in St Elmos Road, SE16.
“Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a man and a woman suffering from slash injuries,” a police spokesperson told the News.
“At this early stage in the investigation it is believed the victims received their injuries while they were intervening in a robbery.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference number 2786/01JUN or tweet @MetCC.
Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.