A teenager has been taken to hospital after allegedly being violently robbed for his phone in South Norwood.

Police were called to Manor Road, SE25 on May 14 around 4.19pm following reports of a robbery.

A boy, believed to be in his teens, was found injured after a group of men reportedly demanded his phone before assaulting him.

The victim is currently in hospital with injuries that are not expected to be life-threatening or life-changing.

His family has been notified.

Police subsequently arrested two men in connection with the incident and they are currently in custody.

A police cordon remains at the crime scene with investigations ongoing.

Witnesses, or anybody with information, are encouraged to call 101 quoting CAD 5351/14MAY24.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called to Manor Road, SE25 at about 16:19hrs on Tuesday, 14 May following reports of a robbery.

“Officers attended and found a male, believed aged in his teens with injuries.

“It was reported that a group of men had demanded the victim's phone, before assaulting him.

“The victim was taken to hospital where he remains. His injuries are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“Two men were subsequently arrested in connection with the incident. They were taken into custody where they remain.

“A crime scene remains in place at the location and enquiries are ongoing.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have any information are encouraged to call 101 quoting CAD 5351/14MAY24.”