Violent mugging in St John’s Park, Blackheath

A man was stabbed in the small hours of Saturday morning when he and his partner were mugged in St John’s Park, Blackheath.

Details of what happened are sketchy, but it’s thought couple were confronted by two men at around 1am on Saturday morning near the junction with Stratheden Road.

The man was taken to hospital, it’s not known what condition he is in.

Police have told neighbours they are stepping up patrols in the area, which very rarely sees violent crime.

This post will be updated with more details if they come, but stay careful out there…