Man taken to hospital with stab wounds after incident in Orpington

A man has been taken to hospital with stab injuries after an incident in Orpington.

Bromley police officers say they were called to Farnborough Way at just after 7pm tonight (August 2).

They say the man is believed to be in his early 20s and there is no update on his condition. Officers are continuing their investigation into the incident and no one has been arrested.

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Bromley Borough MPS tweeted: “Man believed to be in his early 20s has been taken to hospital w/stab injuries. Police called at 19.05hrs on Sun 2 Aug by LAS to Farnborough Way #Orpington.

“Enquiries ongoing, no arrests. Condition update awaits.”

The incident comes after a terrible weekend in the capital for knife and gun crime.

Two men were taken to hospital after an apparent “machine gun attack” in Brixton.

A police officer was hit with bottle outside Shoreditch Tube station and a man was shot near West Croydon station.

Meanwhile, two men were stabbed and shot in Hackney, a man was stabbed multiple times in huge fight in Harlesden and another was stabbed repeatedly at a corner shop in Islington.

Two men were left fighting for their lives after a quadruple stabbing in Holborn and another man was knifed in Burgess Park.

If you have any information about the Orpington incident, call police on 101, quoting CAD 6880/02AUG or, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can speak to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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