Man in his 60s seriously injured in Croydon town centre assault - trams suspended

Trams have been suspended in Croydon town centre (file picture)

Trams have been suspended in Croydon town centre (file picture)

First published in News
Last updated
Croydon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A man in his 60s suffered serious head injuries when he was assaulted in Croydon town centre this afternoon.

A second man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after the assault in Tamworth Road at just before 2.10pm.

Paramedics took the injured man to St George's Hospital in Tooting as a priority.

Trams have been suspended between Reeves Corner and East Croydon while police investigate the attack, which took place on the tracks.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "We can confirm that police were called at 2.10pm on Monday, 17 February to reports of an assault in Tamworth Road, Croydon.

"A man in his sixties was assisted at the scene by LAS after he sustained head injuries; he has been taken to a South London hospital.

"Officers have arrested a man at the scene on suspicion of GBH."

TfL said services it expected trams to resume by 6.15pm.

Click here for the latest on this story.

Do you know more about this story? Email chris.baynes@london.newsquest.co.uk or call 020 8722 6351.

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK

 

TODAY'S TOP STORIES

 

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree