A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Tulse Hill.
The nineteen-year-old was stabbed in the chest, stomach and back in Leander Road in the early hours of yesterday, Thursday, morning.
Police, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the scene at about 00.45am after reports of a gang of males with their hoods up gathering around car that had been set on fire.
After arriving at the scene, officers found an Audi alight and the nineteen-year-old victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.
He was taken to a south London hospital by London Ambulance Service where his condition remains critical.
Detective Sergeant Lauren Bateman of Lambeth CID said: “We know that there were some nine males around the burning vehicle, all with their hoods up, and I would like to know who these people are.
“The injuries inflicted on the victim were numerous and could easily have proved fatal.
“The level of violence used in this attack makes it vital that those responsible are apprehended.
“If you know who they are or have footage of the incident, please don’t hesitate, make the call and leave the rest to us.”
Anyone who has footage of the incident or information relating to those responsible should call Lambeth CID on 07880 941751.
You can also call 101 quoting reference number CAD246/28JUN, Tweet @MetCC, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/