A teenager is in a life-threatening condition after being stabbed in a Balham estate.

Police were called just after 6pm last night to Balham Hill where they discovered that an 18-year-old had been stabbed.

"The injured male was taken to a west London hospital," a Met spokesman said.

"His condition is currently being treated as life-threatening.

"Officers from South West Command Unit are investigating and a crime scene has been established."

No arrests have been made so far and enquiries are ongoing..

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information is asked to call South West Command Unit on 101 quoting CAD6174/20MAR, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.