Police cordon off South Street outside Yates in Romford after reports of assault

Police have confirmed that an assualt took place. Photo Niall Joyce

Police have confirmed that an assualt took place. Photo Niall Joyce - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating reports of an assault outside Yates bar in Romford.

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An area outside the pub in South Street had been cordoned off this morning as officers stood guarding the crime scene.

The London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed they treated a patient at the scene.

A spokeswomen for LAS said: “We were called at 2.43am today to reports of an incident at South Street, Romford and we sent an ambulance crew.”

“We treated a patient at the scene and took them to a hospital in north east London.”


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Residents took to social media to find out what was going on after they spotted blood on the pavement.

Did you see anything? email ellena.cruse@archant.co.uk or call 0208 477 3903

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