Man arrested on suspicion of GBH after late night fight in Romford town centre

Ambulances and police in South Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. Photo: MPS Specials

Ambulances and police in South Street in the early hours of Saturday morning. Photo: MPS Specials - Credit: Archant

One man was arrested and another ended up in hospital after a fight broke out in the town centre.

A 20-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning on suspicion of GBH. Photo: MP

A 20-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning on suspicion of GBH. Photo: MPS Specials - Credit: Archant

The incident happened in South Street, Romford, at 3am on Saturday morning.

A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, while a 21-year-old man was taken to an east London hospital with facial injuries.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 2.58am on Saturday, to reports of an altercation in Atlanta Boulevard.

“Officers were later informed of an injured man in South Street, Romford, and attended the scene.”


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The 20-year-old has been bailed pending further enquires to a date in mid-July.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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