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Fight breaks out in Erith leaving one man with head injuries

PUBLISHED: 15:19 23 October 2017

A fight broke out near Lochmere Close on Saturday

A fight broke out near Lochmere Close on Saturday

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One man was taken to hospital

Police are investigating the circumstances around a fight which broke out in Erith on Saturday afternoon.

Officers and paramedics were sent to the brawl, which put one person in hospital.

A Met Police spokesperson said: “We were called at 4.55pm on Saturday to reports of a fight in Lochmere Close in Erith.

“London Ambulance Service attended and treated a man in his 30s for a head injury before he was taken to a south London hospital nearby.”

Police dismissed claims that a knife had been used in the incident.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 5pm on Saturday (21 October) to reports of an incident in Erith.

“We sent an ambulance crew and a paramedic in a fast response car to the scene.

“We treated a patient at the scene for a head wound before taking him to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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