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Lambeth Teen Stabbing Attack Leads To Metropolitan Police Search For Two Suspects Caught On CCTV

07/03/2016 12:28 GMT | Updated 07/03/2016 12:59 GMT

Two men are being sought by police after a teenager was stabbed in a "frenzied attack" in Lambeth.

Police and paramedics were called to Brixton Road near to Oval tube station on Monday, February 29 at 5.30pm following reports that a person had been assaulted.

A 17-year-old had been stabbed and was taken to hospital. He has since been discharged.

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Police are trying to trace these men after a teenager was stabbed in Lambeth

Police said that the two men involved in the stabbing are believed to have carried out another attack at Tennessee Chicken Shop, in Brixton Road, shortly before.

Both suspects are black, believed to be in their teens and wearing black clothing and dark hooded jackets.

The male that stabbed the victim was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and was about 5ft 11ins tall.

Police are asking those in the takeaway shop to come forward with any information.

Detective Inspector Ian Kenward of Lambeth CID said: "This was a frenzied attack in which a knife was used to inflict life threatening injuries on a teenage male.

"I have no doubt that the perpetrator intended to cause serious harm to the victim.

"Police will do everything in their powers to bring the offenders to justice.

"We are appealing for help from the public to assist in identify those involved. We are grateful for any assistance that you may be able to offer."

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or Lambeth CID on 07785 774 447.

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