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London crime: Vehicle abandoned in busy Fulham road after fight as police helicopter deployed

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A car was left abandoned in the middle of a busy West London road in the wake of a street fight.

Police were called shortly after 5pm on Friday (July 30) to reports of a fight on Lillie Road, Fulham.

By the time they arrived at the scene the suspects had already fled and emergency services found a car abandoned in the road.

A police helicopter was seen circling the area by local residents in the aftermath of the incident.

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Police investigate the car on Lillie Road

No arrests have yet been made.

Police ‘stop & search’ powers have also been temporarily increased.

The Section 60 started at 6.49pm on July 30 and will run until 7am on July 31.

This gives police the power to search anyone without the usually required ‘reasonable suspicion’.

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Map shows the full area covered by the Section 60

A spokesperson for the Met Police told My London: “Police were called at approximately 5.21pm to reports of a fight on Lillie Road, SW6.

“Officers attended the scene and found a vehicle abandoned in the middle of the road and the suspects reported to have made off from the scene.

“There are currently road closures on Lillie Road.

“No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing. A section 60 order has been put into place across the Fulham area until 7am on July 31.”

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