A man in his 40's is no longer in critical condition after being stabbed in South Norwood.

Officers were called on August 19 to reports of a stabbing on Farnley Road.

Met Police, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a man, aged in his 40's, with stab wounds to his leg.

He was taken to hospital in critical condition.

However, the injuries have now been assessed as non life-threatening or life-changing.

A 41-year-old man was arrested at an address in Paddington on August 20 on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

He was taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD6820/19AUG.

Were you in or around the area when this incident took place? If you have information that could help us investigate, but do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They do not ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address.