Southwark Park cordoned off after suspected hammer attack

Admin (18 July, 2017)

Southwark Park has been cordoned off after a man suffered a head wound in what police believe was a hammer attack. Officers were called to Surrey Quays Station, in Lower Road, Rotherhithe, at about 7.45am today following reports of a man suffering a head wound. Police believe the man, thought to be in his 40s, ...

18077File picture of the Southwark Park entrance

Southwark Park has been cordoned off after a man suffered a head wound in what police believe was a hammer attack.

Officers were called to Surrey Quays Station, in Lower Road, Rotherhithe, at about 7.45am today following reports of a man suffering a head wound.

Police believe the man, thought to be in his 40s, was attacked by another man with a hammer in Southwark Park.

He was taken to a south London hospital to be treated but updates on his condition is not yet known.

Officers from the British Transport Police also attended, along with London Ambulance Service.

A spokesman for the Met Police told the News: “It is believed that the victim was attacked by another man with a hammer by Southwark Park.

“A crime scene remains in place.

“There were no arrests; enquiries continue.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police on 101, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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