Witness appeal: Man released under investigation in connection with suspected bar brawl in Vertigo Lounge, Hornchurch

Vertigo Lounge in Station Lane, Hornchurch. Photo: John Hercock

Vertigo Lounge in Station Lane, Hornchurch. Photo: John Hercock - Credit: Archant

A 45-year-old man has been released under investigation in connection with a suspected bar brawl in Hornchurch.

Police were called to reports of a seriously injured man at the Vertigo Lounge in Station Lane, Hornchurch shortly after midnight on Saturday (December 16).

A 33-year-old man was taken to hospital suffering head injuries.

He is thought to be in a serious, but not life threatening, condition.

Officers believe the man was injured falling down stairs, having been pushed by another man following an altercation.

A 45-year-old man was arrested several hours later at an address nearby and taken to an east London police station.

Anyone who witnessed the incident should call East Area CID on 020 8345 2724. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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