Elderly man, 83, suffers head injuries after altercation on bus in Ilford

Ilford Station

Ilford Station - Credit: Archant

An 83-year-old man has suffered head injuries after an altercation on a bus.

Police were called to Cranbrook Road, near Ilford station, at 11.55am today to reports of an incident between two men.

An ambulance crew from the London Ambulance Service attended and the elderly man was treated before being taken to hospital.

A police spokesman said officers detained a youth and are investigating the incident.