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Man found with slash injuries arrested for attacking emergency worker

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A road in East London was closed by the Met Police following a fight in the early hours of the morning.

Police were called to North Street in Barking just after 4am on Saturday (October 30) after being alerted to the incident.

When officers arrived they found a 33-year-old man with a leg injury and nearby they found a second man, 30, with slash injuries.

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Crews from the London Ambulance Service (LAS) treated the 33-year-old and rushed him to hospital for treatment

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The 30-year-old’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening and he was subsequently arrested for a number of offences.

These included suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, assault on an emergency worker, and possession of Class A drug.

He was taken to an East London police station where police confirmed he remains in custody.

In a statement from police, a spokesperson said: “Police were called at 4.32am on Saturday, October 30 to reports of a fight on North Street in Barking.

“Officers attended and found a 33-year-old man with a leg injury. He was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service for treatment.

“A second man, aged 30, was found nearby with slash injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.”

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