A 17-year-old boy and an elderly man have been arrested after a stabbing in Thornton Heath.

Police were called at 8.45am today (July 24) to reports of two males in possession of a knife on Brigstock Road.

Officers attended and found a 17-year-old male with a stab injury.

He was taken to a south London hospital by the London Ambulance Service; his condition is not life-threatening.

A man, aged in his mid-70s, was also taken to hospital with slash injuries that are not life-threatening.

He and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of GBH, affray and possession of an offensive weapon.

An ambulance crew and an incident response officer were sent to the scene; the first medics arrived in less than three minutes.

Investigations into the circumstances continue.