Man Critical After Forest Hill Stabbing

LBC Studio

Thursday 21st August 2014

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed eight times on a street in south east London.

The 44 year old man was attacked from behind as he was walking home along Devonshire Road, Forest Hill at around 9.20pm yesterday.

He was taken to hospital and his injuries are deemed to be life-threatening.

A 40 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

It is believed the pair knew each other.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Lewisham CID on 101, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.