London Overground: ‘Pools of blood’ near station as man, 25, suffers head and facial injuries

The Met Police has launched an investigation after a 25-year-old man was found with head and facial injuries in East London.

Large numbers of officers subsequently descended on Berger Road, close to Homerton Overground station, shortly before 10.30am

Police officers received reports that a man requiring help had sustained injuries during a fight that broke out.

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Crews from London Ambulance Service (LAS) also rushed to the scene where one witness described seeing “pools of blood” in the area.

The victim was rushed to hospital where his injuries were described as not being life-changing.

Police found a man with head and facial injuries

So far investigators have made no arrests and the Met are appealing for witnesses to come forward with information.

In photos taken at the scene this morning, around three police cars can be seen by the Wyke Estate, with an ambulance also parked up close by.

A police spokesperson said: “Police were called to Berger Road, Homerton at 10.22am on Saturday, October 30 following reports that a man had been injured in a fight.

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“Officers attended with London Ambulance Service paramedics. They found a 25-year-old man with head and facial injuries.

“He was taken to hospital where his injuries were assessed as non-life changing.

“An investigation is underway but at this early stage, there have been no arrests.”

Anyone with information should call 101 giving the reference 2626/30OCT

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.

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