A 20-year-old man has died after being stabbed in the chest in Bexley this afternoon.

Police were called to reports of fighting in Barnehurst Avenue at 2.48pm, where they found the wounded man.

He was rushed to hospital in east London, where he died at 5.27pm.

Formal identification has yet to be conducted but his family have now been informed.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection to the incident and taken into custody.

Investigation into the incident continues at this time.

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