A man is in hospital in a critical condition after a fight outside a train station.
Metropolitan Police were called to a disturbance at around 8.30pm yesterday (Saturday, September 4) at Station Approach, Barking.
A man was hit by the base of a traffic cone thrown at him which caused him to fall to the ground.
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Officers administered first aid before the man, in his 30s, was rushed to a major trauma centre.
Police have now confirmed the man remains in a critical condition in hospital.
So far, no arrests have been made.
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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.59pm yesterday (4 September) to reports of an assault on Station Parade, Barking.
“We sent an ambulance crew and two medics in cars. A man was treated at the scene and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority.”
Met Police are now making enquiries into the incident and are appealing for any information.
A spokesperson said: “Enquiries are ongoing to identify those involved, including the male who threw the object.
“Any witnesses are asked to call 101, ref 6738/04sep. To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers.”
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