Man ‘hit with bottle’ in Clayhall

A man was struck over the head with a bottle in Clayhall today according to an eyewitness.

Police attended the scene close to Day Lewis Chemists in Claybury Broadway, Clayhall at around 3pm.

The eyewitness, who wished to remain anonymous, said: “There was a fight between two men.

“One hit the other one over the head with a bottle.”

A Day Lewis spokeswoman said the incident did not take place inside the premises, though refused to comment any further.


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A sign on the chemists’ door said it would be closed until 4pm “following an incident”.

Police have been unable to provide any information on the incident, though officers left the scene at 3.30pm.

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The injured man is not believed to have been taken to hospital.

Earlier reports that the incident involved a stabbing were unfounded.

Did you see what happened? Call 020 8477 3806, email newsdesk@ilfordrecorder.co.uk or Tweet us @ilfordrecorder.

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