Boy Stabbed Outside Southside Shopping Centre

Incident took place near Sainsbury’s on Garratt Lane on Saturday evening

Sainsbury's on Garratt Lane Wandsworth
Sainsbury's on Garratt Lane Wandsworth. Picture: Google

A teenage boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed in Wandsworth.

He was attacked a some point shortly before 8.45pm on Saturday, 3 September on Garratt Lane outside Sainsbury's near the Southside Shopping Centre, SW18.

Paramedics treated the boy at the scene for stab wounds to the abdomen after members of the public had come to his assistance. He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition. His next of kin have been informed.

It is understood the victim was with friends when two males on pedal cycles stopped and spoke to him and after this conversation he was stabbed. At this early stage of the investigation the suspects have been described as two black males on black pedal cycles.

Detective Sergeant Bronwen Powell, from Wandsworth CID, said, "We are thankful to the members of the public who stopped to help the victim prior to emergency services attending, and who have spoken to police about the incident so far.

"However, we are still keen to hear from anyone else who was in or around the Garratt Lane area, that may have seen or heard anything, and that they think may assist our investigation."

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police in Wandsworth via 101. To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

September 4, 2016