A teenager was stabbed in Croydon this morning. 

Emergency services were called to Mitcham Road shortly after 9.30 am on Monday, August 2. 

Officers and paramedics rushed to the scene and found a 17-year-old suffering from a stab injury to his leg. 

An eyewitness, who drove past the crime scene, said: "There was around four police vans, the road is locked off and we have seen police talk to someone in a house, it looks bad." 

Police confirmed his condition is not life threatening. 

A spokesperson for Met Police said: "Police were called at around 9.36am on Monday, 2 August to reports of a stabbing in Mitcham Road, Croydon.

Your Local Guardian:

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. A 17-year-old male was taken to hospital by with a stab injury to his leg.

"Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

"A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing. At this early stage of the investigation, there have been no arrests."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1896/02AUG.

To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.