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Young man taken to hospital after being beaten with baseball bat in Rainham

PUBLISHED: 16:28 28 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:32 28 November 2018

Police were called to reports of an assault in Cherry Tree Lane today (Wednesday, November 28). Photo: Ken Mears

Police were called to reports of an assault in Cherry Tree Lane today (Wednesday, November 28). Photo: Ken Mears

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A man believed to be in his 20s has been taken to hospital after reportedly being attacked with a baseball bat.

A man was attacked with a baseball bat in Rainham on Tuesday, November 28. Photo: Google MapsA man was attacked with a baseball bat in Rainham on Tuesday, November 28. Photo: Google Maps

Police were called to reports of a man assaulted in Cherry Tree Lane at around 2pm today (Wednesday, November 28).

The London Ambulance Service also attended the scene and a found a man suffering a head injury after reportedly being struck with a baseball bat.

Paramedics took him to hospital.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “At this early stage it is not thought that his injuries are life threatening.

“Officers from the East Area Command Unit investigate.”

No arrests have been made.


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