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16-year-old arrested over Tabard Gardens stabbing

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday morning as part of the police investigation into the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy on the Tabard Gardens Estate on Tuesday night.

The 14-year-old victim, a pupil at Walworth Academy, remains in a critical condition.

Police officers believe the victim was involved in an altercation with a group of youths in Tabard Street before being discovered in nearby Great Dover Street.

Detectives have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward; if you have any information, contact Walworth CID on 020 7232 6145; if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police cordons in Tabard Street and Becket Street were lifted on Wednesday evening.

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