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A teenager has been stabbed to death in South London Getty

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenager was stabbed to death near a house party in south London. Emergency services responded to reports of a disturbance in Colegrave Road on Friday (5 August) evening where they found the 16-year-old with multiple stab wounds to the upper part of his body.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service tended to the teenager who died at the scene a short while later. Police have notified the next of kin.

A number of weapons were later found at the scene. A murder investigation is now under way though no arrests have been made, Sky News reports.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police's Homicide and Major Crime Command appealed for witnesses who attended a nearby house party

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.