Police have arrested a 21-year-old man after a stabbing in Mitcham town centre.

Officers were called to Lammas Avenue, at 12.00pm on May 21 to reports of two males fighting.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a 20-year-old man had suffered stab wounds to his arm and leg.

He was taken to a west London hospital by LAS where his condition was initially treated as critical but has since been deemed not life threatening.

On May 22, officers arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.

He was taken to a north London police station where he remains at this time.

A section 60 order was authorised following the incident.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information but has not yet spoken to police is asked to call the South West Command Unit on 101 quoting CAD3157/21MAY, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If there are any young people who either have information about violence or knife crime, they can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is independent of the police.

If you need help or information to support someone you suspect is involved in knife crime, or you want assistance yourself, then you can visit www.knifefree.co.uk or LondonNeedsYouAlive