London crime: 6 injured after huge fight at Clapham Junction Asda – including a man dressed as Spiderman

Six people have been injured after a fight broke out involving individuals dressed as superheroes at an Asda superstore.

Police were called to the supermarket in Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction, following reports of a group of people “involved in a disturbance” at around 10.40pm on Thursday (July 22).

Video footage of the incident shows a man dressed as Spiderman appearing to strike a woman to the floor among a large amount of commotion within the store.

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A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police confirmed that six people were treated for injuries at the scene, including a woman in her 20s who had to be taken to hospital for further treatment.

Five people have also been arrested in connection with the incident. They all remain in custody at a South London police station.

Two men, 35 and 37, have been arrested on suspicion of affray and violent disorder.

Five arrests have been made

An 18-year-old woman and 17-year-old girl have also been detained on suspicion of the same offences.

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm, affray and violent disorder.

A Met Police statement added: “Police were called at 22:40hrs on Thursday, 22 July to reports of a group of people involved in a disturbance at a supermarket on Lavender Hill, SW11.

“Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service. A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with a minor injury. A further five people were treated at the scene.

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“Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.”

A tweet from Wandsworth Police added: “We are aware of videos on social media appearing to show a disturbance at a supermarket in Clapham last night.

“Five people have been arrested and remain in custody. Six people were injured. Enquiries are ongoing and we ask anyone with footage to share it with the Met.”

A spokesperson for Asda said: ‘’We are aware of an incident which occurred at our Clapham Junction store late last night.

“We do not tolerate any form of violence or abuse towards colleague or customers and we are working closely with the police in their enquiries.’’

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 7883/22Jul.

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