An urgent murder probe has been launched this evening after a man was stabbed to death on Great Dover Street in Borough.
Cops remain at the scene of the murder, after being called to reports of fighting at around 5.30pm.
The murder victim was pronounced dead at the scene, to which paramedics and the air ambulance were called.
At this early stage, details on the man’s age or identity cannot be given.
A number of people have been arrested.
Officers have imposed a Section 60 condition which allows enhanced stop and search measures in the area, and cordons are up on several streets surrounding the location.
Police are also conducting extra patrols in the wake of the fatal stabbing.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, ref CAD 5269.
To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.