The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon in broad daylight in Croydon, south London. The Metropolitan Police mentioned the girl’s accidents had been “not life-threatening”. The power mentioned that the boy – whose title has not been disclosed for authorized causes – remained in custody and that investigations had been ongoing.Police and the London Ambulance Service had been known as to Grosvenor Street, a small avenue a brief stroll away from Norwood Junction Overground, at 4.35pm yesterday.It adopted studies of a tussle between a bunch of younger individuals and a girl, mentioned to be aged in her 40s.A video of the incident has circulated on social media, which seems to point out the girl being attacked by a boy carrying a knife.The Met requested that the footage not be shared additional, in case it dangers prejudicing future litigation.Detective Sergeant Danielle Energy, of South Space Command, mentioned: “We perceive the priority that may unfold via our communities in relation to this horribly violent incident and want to reassure mother and father and native residents that enhanced, extremely seen patrols will happen on the finish of the college day to reassure pupils, their mother and father and the broader neighborhood.“We proceed to work intently with the native college and to assist the sufferer.“We’re conscious of footage circulating on social media and ask that this isn’t shared additional to keep away from prejudicing any future authorized proceedings.”In a press release launched immediately (Wednesday), Croydon Metropolitan Police Service mentioned: “Police had been known as at 4.35pm on Tuesday, Might 10, to studies of an altercation between a girl and a bunch of youths at Grosvenor Street, SE25.“Police and London Ambulance Service attended. On the scene a girl, aged in her 40s, had suffered a slash wound. Her damage was not life-threatening.“A 15-year-old male was arrested on Tuesday, Might 10, on suspicion of grievous bodily hurt [GBH]. He stays in custody presently. Enquiries are ongoing.”Anybody who witnessed this incident however has not but spoken with police has been requested to contact the Met Police, quoting 5441/10May.Grosvenor Street sits simply off the Excessive Avenue in south Norwood.