A 27-year-old has been rushed to hospital after he was stabbed in New Addington yesterday.

Officers were called to reports of a stabbing in Headley Drive at 3.21pm yesterday (April 16).

A person was treated on scene and then taken to a major trauma centre.

The victims injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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It comes less than 24 hours which saw three teenagers rushed to hospital with stab wounds half a mile away on Goldcrest Way, New Addington.

A Met Police dog – a black German Shepherd – and dog handler have been seen searching the crime scene of both incidents.

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So far, no arrests have been made and a crime scene is in place.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 15:21hrs on Saturday, 16 April to reports of a man stabbed on Headley Drive in New Addington.

“Officers and London’s Air ambulance attended.

“A 27-year-old man was taken to a south London hospital; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“His family has been informed.

“At this early stage, there have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.18pm yesterday (16 April) to reports of an incident in Headley Drive, New Addington.

“We sent two ambulance crews, an incident response officer and a fast response unit to the scene.

"We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated a person at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”