A 21-year-old man has been stabbed in Thornton Heath, becoming the sixth knife attack victim in ten days in Croydon.

Police and paramedics were called to Woodville Road at 7.12pm yesterday to reports of a stabbing.

The victim was taken to hospital although his injuries were not thought to be serious.

No arrests have been made in connection to the latest stabbing.

The attack follows the stabbings of two teenagers in the Whitgift Centre on January 14, a 12-year-old boy in Selhust on January 20, an 18-year-old on January 20 and and a 16 year-old in West Croydon on January 22.

Four youths have so far been arrested in connection with the Whitgift stabbing and the Selhurst stabbing respectively.

None of the stabbings are currently being linked by police.