Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a teenager was injured by a crossbow bolt in south London.
Shortly after 22:10hrs on Sunday, 14 February, police were called to a report of a crossbow having being shot on Wilton Road, SE2, near to Abbey Wood Railway Station.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the location where a 17-year-old male was found suffering an abdominal injury caused by the crossbow bolt.
He was taken to a south London hospital for treatment where he remains – his condition is described as serious but stable.
It is believed that the incident took place at a bus stop close to the station.
There have been no arrests; enquiries continue.
Officers from the South East Command Unit lead the investigation and ask anyone with information that could assist police to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 6489/14Feb.
Alternatively, you can leave information anonymously by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.