Police officer assaulted after responding to Gants Hill fight where man sustained head injuries

A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer but there have been no ar

A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer but there have been no arrests relating to the original fight. - Credit: Archant

A police officer was assaulted after responding to a fight in Gants Hill.

A police officer was assaulted after responding to a fight in Cranbrook Road on Monday.

A police officer was assaulted after responding to a fight in Cranbrook Road on Monday. - Credit: Archant

Police were called just before 12.30am on Monday, August 31 to reports of a fight in Cranbrook Road.

Officers found a man in his early 30s with head injuries.

He was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

While police were at the scene, an officer was assaulted and sustained minor injuries.


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A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer however there have been no arrests relating to the original fight.

The incident took place near the Gants Hill roundabout and police temporarily closed the road while responding.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 198/31Aug.

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