A 17-year-old girl who was stabbed at a McDonald’s in Croydon town centre was rushed to hospital following an attack at the fast food restaurant.

Police were called to North End shortly before 8pm on Sunday (July 18) where paramedics attended the scene to treat the teenager. 

The girl was found with a stab injury to her arm and it was confirmed that an air ambulance had landed on the roof of the Centrale Shopping Centre car park so specialist paramedics could treat the victim. 

The girl was taken to a major trauma centre at a south London hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at approximately 7.47pm on Sunday, July 18 to reports of a stabbing at a commercial premises in North End, Croydon.

“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service.

“A 17-year-old girl was found with a stab injury to her arm. She was taken to a South London hospital where her condition was assessed as non-life-threatening.

“Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing. Detectives have seized CCTV and taken a number of witnesses statements.”

Police have made three arrests in connection with the incident, and the suspects remain in custody at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 6969/18July.

By editor2