A man has been left fighting for his life after he was stabbed at a restaurant in Tooting on Friday ( May 14).

Police were called at around 7.40 pm after a 25-year-old man presented himself at a south London hospital with stab injuries.

Officers carried out enquiries which established the victim had been assaulted around ten minutes earlier at a restaurant in Upper Tooting Road, SW17.

Police have confirmed that the victim remains in a critical condition.

His next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, where he remains in custody.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting reference CAD 7292/15May.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.