A 32-year-old man has died after a stabbing in Wandsworth.

The incident happened in Thessaly Road just before 12.40pm yesterday (August 24).

Officers, London Ambulance Service crews and an air ambulance attended and found a man injured.

He was pronounced dead shortly after at 1.09pm.

His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

A murder investigation has now been launched.

No arrests have been made. Police enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jolley of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, who is leading the investigation, said: “At this early stage we are putting together a timeline of events that led to and immediately followed this stabbing.

"I am keen to hear from anyone who witnessed any part of this incident or has information concerning the identity of the person responsible.

“If you have information please do get in touch – even details that may seem irrelevant could be important to our investigation.”

A crime scene remains in place.

Chief Superintendent Roger Arditti of the Met’s South West Command said: “I am saddened to see another life needlessly ended by knife crime on our streets and know that local people will share in that sentiment.

“In order to reassure the community, my officers will be more visible in the area over the coming days.

“If you have concerns or information that you would like to raise, please do speak with them when you see them on patrol or contact our colleagues on the homicide investigation team.

“A family has been devastated by this incident - my thoughts are with them at this sad time.”

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage should call police on 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 3633/24AUG.

To remain 100% anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.