London Overground: ‘Pools of blood’ near station as 25-year-old man sustained head and face injuries

Met police have launched an investigation after a 25-year-old man was found with head and face injuries in east London.

A large number of officers subsequently came down Berger Road, close to Homerton Overground station, shortly before noon. 10.30

Police received reports that a man in need of help had been injured during a fight that broke out.

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Crews from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) also rushed to the scene, where a witness described seeing “pools of blood” in the area.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where his injuries were described as not life-changing.

Police found a man with head and face injuries
Police found a man with head and face injuries

So far, investigators have not made any arrests, and the Met is appealing to witnesses to come forward with information.

In photos taken at the scene this morning, about three police cars can be seen at Wyke Estate, with an ambulance parked close by.

A police spokesman said: “Police were called to Berger Road, Homerton at 10:22 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, following reports that a man had been injured in a fight.

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“Officers, along with London Ambulance Service paramedics, found a 25-year-old man with head and face injuries.

“He was taken to the hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life-altering.

“An investigation is underway, but at this early stage there have been no arrests.”

Anyone with information should call 101 with the reference 2626 / 30OCT

Information can also be given to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.


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