Teenager fighting for life after Alton Estate fight

5:30pm Monday 19th November 2012

A teenager is fighting for his life after being stabbed in a fight in Roehampton's Alton Estate.

The incident happened in Norley Vale, off Bessborough Road, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

According to sources, there was a fight involving a number of youngsters in the estate when the victim was stabbed.

The man was found with a single stab wound to his torso and was taken to St George's Hospital.

A spokesman for Wandsworth Police said: "Police were called at 12.30am on Saturday, November 17 to reports of a fight in Norley Vale, Roehampton.

"They found a man believed to be his 20s with a stab wound.

"He was taken to a south London hospital where he is in a critical condition."

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) said they sent a ambulance and the air ambulance to the scene.

A spokesman for the LAS said: "A 19-year-old man was found with a stab and he was escorted, with a doctor, to a south London hospital as a priority."

A resident, who did not want to be named, said: "Everybody in the estate is talking about it."

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