Old Kent Road stabbing: Man slashed with knife in daylight attack

Emergency services were at the scene of an attack in South East London tonight where a man was slashed with a knife. Police and ambulances were seen on Old Kent Road at the junction with Surrey Square outside a barbershop at around 7pm.

Police have since confirmed that it was not fatal, and that a knife has been recovered. Pictures from the scene show a police officer holding a plastic bag containing the weapon. Our reporter at the scene has been told a man got “cut up” in a barber shop.

Are you at the scene? Do you have any information? Get in touch at seren.hughes@reachplc.com.

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