LONDON BLOODBATH: Two men stabbed in broad daylight in Peckham – Express.co.uk
Police found two men with stab wounds in Belfort Road, Peckham (Image: GETTY)
The Metropolitan Police were called at 4.30pm on Sunday afternoon to reports of an altercation in Belfort Road, located near Queen’s Road Peckham train station.
Officers and the London Ambulance attended the scene where they found two males with stab injuries and another male with a head injury.
Police are awaiting an update on the victims’ condition, but they do not believe any of the injuries to be life-threatening.
They think the incident started on nearby Gautrey Road.
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A knife was recovered at the scene.
A male has been arrested on suspicion of possession an offensive weapon and grievous bodily harm.
He has been taken to a south London police station.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting 5003/12AUG or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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It is the latest example of the rising violent crime in the capital this year after an off-duty police officer was stabbed while fighting off a group of would-be moped robbers in Lewisham.
The Metropolitan Police are again appealing for witnesses after the 37-year-old City of London officer, who was off-duty at the time, was stabbed in the leg with a kitchen knife.
The incident unfolded at 5.45pm when the officer saw a group of four men on mopeds attempting to steal another moped from a 21-year-old man in Maylons Road.
The suspects were armed with a large kitchen knife.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the stabbing in Peckham (Image: GETTY)
But when the unarmed officer intervened and challenged the suspects he was stabbed in the leg.
Despite this, he continued to confront the four suspects thwarting the theft of the moped until they fled the scene.
On Friday, a man suffered non-life threatening injuries after being stabbed in Dagenham.
Police were called to the Oxlow Lane with Robinson’s Road at 6.15pm. The man was taken to an east London hospital.