A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the middle of a funfair in front of horrified families in south London.zstabEmergency services were called to Burgess Park in Camberwell to reports of a stabbing at about 6pm on Sunday. The boy was found with knife wounds to his stomach and back.

Witnesses said the teenager was stabbed in front of parents and childen who had been enjoying the packed fair.  An air ambulance then landed in the park as it was swamped by police and medics. The boy was taken to a south London hospital as a priority and is in a serious condition.

The incident occurred on the last day of George Irvin’s Ultimate Funfair which opened at the park on May 27. There have been no arrests and enquiries into the incident are continuing.