Croydon stabbing live: Updates after man stabbed in ‘fight’ before ‘collapsing near Morley’s covered in blood’

A man has been stabbed following a reported fight in South London this afternoon (April 14). Emergency services rushed to the scene in London Road, Croydon at around 5.45pm following reports of a stabbing.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a ‘fight’ at a pub in the road, before a man came ‘stumbling out’ with ‘blood on his side’ before ‘walking across the road to near Morley’s Chicken before collapsing’.

Witnesses also reported the air ambulance being called to the scene, but this hasn’t yet been confirmed by London Ambulance Service (LAS). A cordon is in place around Elmwood Road, opposite Morley’s Chicken, and officers remain on the scene.

The Met say a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The condition of the victim is currently unknown, but MyLondon has asked the Met for more information.

A spokesperson for the Met told MyLondon: “We’re at the scene of a stabbing in London Rd Croydon after call at 17:46hrs today. Male victim taken to hospital – condition awaits. Another man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

“A crime scene is in place and enquiries ongoing. Witnesses/ those with info – call 101 ref CAD 5449/14 Apr.”

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