Barkingside street brawl leaves innocent bystanders injured

A street brawl between a group dressed in funeral attire left three innocent bystanders injured in Barkingside.

The police are appealing to the public for information after the fight on February 1, between 1pm and 3.30pm, at the junction of Barkingside High Street and Westminster Gardens.

The fight started between a group of white males, believed to be in their early 20s.

A 58-year-old woman was left with a broken shoulder and was taken to Whipps Cross Hospital for treatment.

A 17-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman who were walking past both received head injuries, described as non-critical.


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Any witnesses are asked to contact Det Con Michael Lai at Ilford police station on 020 8345 2710 with any information.

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