A man has been knifed in front of terrified families as he pushed children on the swings in a playground.
The victim, who is in a stable condition in hospital, managed to stagger to a nearby pub where he was given first aid following the horror in Southwark, London, at around 1.20pm.
Stunned bystanders said the man was pushing two children on swings in the playground when a pair of youths attacked him, according to the Standard.
Police, paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance were called to The Cut, where the victim was treated for his injuries.
The area was cordoned off by police investigating the stabbing.
A spokesman for the Met Police said: “A man, believed to be aged in his mid-20s, was found suffering from a stab injury.
“He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
“His injuries are not believed to life-threatening.
“At this early stage of the investigation, it is believed that the man was assaulted in Nelson Square.”
There have been no arrests so far.”