Man In Critical Condition After Assault

He was thought to have been involved in a row

Police in Merton are appealing for witnesses after a man, who is thought to have been involved in a row, was left with serious head injuries following an assault in Mitcham.

Officers were called by London Ambulance Service to Montrose Gardens, Mitcham, at 7.24pm on Saturday (June 14) after a man was found with head injuries.

Police who attended the scene and found a 26-year-old man lying in the road being treated. He was taken by London Ambulance Service to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

At this stage it is believed the man was involved in an altercation with one or more men in Montrose Gardens - the suspect or suspects then made off on foot in the direction of Western Road.

No arrests have been made, and police in Merton are investigating.

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 8637/14 June. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

June 15, 2014