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Stabbing closes Orpington High Street

Police at the scene. (Picture via @Taela_x on Twitter)

Police at the scene. (Picture via @Taela_x on Twitter)

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ORPINGTON High Street has been cordoned off this evening after a 22-year-old man was stabbed.

Detectives from Met Police and London Ambulance Service paramedics were called at 8.25pm to reports of a collision between two cars.

They arrived to find a 22-year-old man, who had been in one of the cars, suffering from stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries and is in a stable condition.

There have been no arrests at this stage and the suspects are said to have fled the scene.

Witnesses say one of the cars has been 'taped off' and is in the middle of the road, surrounded by police vehicles.

Bus routes 51, 61, 208, 353, B14, R1, R2, R3, R4, R6, R11 are all being diverted as the High Street is closed.

Detectives from Bromley Police are investigating.

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