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Two men on night out hospitalised after assault near Sutton train station

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Met Police are appealing for information and witnesses after two people were assaulted in Sutton.

A group of people were found fighting close to Sutton railway station at approximately 1/45am on Saturday (October 23.).

Arriving at the scene, the police found two men, aged 25 and 50, with injuries consistent with being assaulted.

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They were taken to hospital by ambulance and have since been discharged.

Three men, two of whom were aged 25 and one aged 30, were subsequently arrested nearby on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH).

They were subsequently released under investigation.

Footage of the assault appears to have circulated on social media.

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Sergeant Liam Holbrook of the South London policing team said: “This was an awful attack on two men who were enjoying a night out.

“It was lucky they were not seriously injured.

“We are aware of a video posted on social media which appears to show the attack and this is being reviewed as part of our investigation.

“I would urge anyone with information to contact us immediately.

“I would also like to reassure the community that this appears to have been an isolated incident and there is nothing to suggest a wider risk of further violence in the area.”

Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 604/23Oct.

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