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London crime: Man, 36, suffers serious head injuries in Hackney assault


A 36-year-old man has suffered serious head injuries after an assault in Hackney.

Emergency services were called to Chatsworth Road at 7.25am yesterday (October 17) after reports of an assault.

Metropolitan Police officers and London Ambulance Service paramedics attended the scene on the pavement in front of Clapton Glass & Joinery.

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The victim was taken to an East London hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A police cordon remained in place at the scene today more than 36 hours after the attack, while no one has yet been arrested.

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A forensics team was pictured next to a blue crime scene tent working behind the cordon.

A Met spokesperson said: “Police were called at 7.25am on Sunday, October 18 to reports of an assault on Chatsworth Road, E5.

“Officers attended and found a 36-year-old man suffering from head injuries.

“He was taken to an East London hospital by the London Ambulance Service. He remains in a serious but stable condition, and a crime scene remains in place.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 1983/17Oct.

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