The Metropolitan Police are appealing for information after a teenager was stabbed after a "frenzied" chicken shop brawl in south London. Police were called to Brixton Road near to the Oval tube station on Monday 29 February at 5.30pm after reports of a person being assaulted were made.

A 17-year-old male had sustained stab wounds in a fight. London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance attended the scene. The injured male was taken to a south London hospital and he has since been discharged.

The alleged stabbing near the Tube station took place just minutes after another assault by two males at the Tennessee Chicken Shop, which is also on Brixton Road. Police believe that the two male suspects seen fighting in shocking CCTV footage in the chicken shop were involved in the second attack.

Detective Inspector Ian Kenward of Lambeth CID said: "This was a frenzied attack in which a knife was used to inflict life-threatening injuries on a teenage male. I have no doubt that the perpetrator intended to cause serious harm to the victim.

"Police will do everything in their powers to bring the offenders to justice. We are appealing for help from the public to assist in identifying those involved. We are grateful for any assistance that you may be able to offer."

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The two suspects pictured are believed to be linked to the stabbing of a 17-year-old nearby The Metropolitan Police

According to the Met, both suspects are black males believed to be in their teens and wearing black clothing and dark hooded jackets. The male that is believed to have stabbed the victim was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and around 5ft 11ins tall.

Police are also appealing for those victims, or eye witnesses, in the takeaway shop to come forward and speak to police as soon as possible. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or Lambeth CID on 07785 774 447 with any information.