A man is fighting for his life after being stabbed in Croydon this afternoon.

Police were called at 12.09pm on Friday to reports of a stabbing in Christie Drive, Woodside.

Officers, the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended and found a man, aged in his 20s, suffering from stab injuries.

He has been taken to a west London hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

It is believed that he was attacked by two males on a moped.

Detectives from South Area CID are investigating and are appealing for witnesses and people with information to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3094/24JAN.

If you have information that could help keep your community safe 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 I.P address.

Any young people who have information about violence or any type of crime can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously – your I.P address will not be traced. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.