A 16-year-old boy was knifed in Mitcham earlier this afternoon.

Police were called to Steers Mead at 2.22pm after reports of a stabbing.

The victim was taken to hospital and his condition is not life threatening.

A crime scene remains in place but no arrests have been made at this time.

Any witnesses or those with information that could assist police are asked to call 101 ref CAD 3937/19Apr.