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The 13-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being hit in the head with a metal rod


The 13-year-old boy is fighting for his life after "a 35-year-old man hit children in the head with a metal rod when they left school in south London".

  • A 13-year-old boy was beaten with a metal rod in Lambeth yesterday afternoon
  • Scotland Yard confirmed that the victim is fighting for his life in a London hospital
  • A 35-year-old man was arrested and questioned on suspicion of GBH

A 13-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being attacked with a metal rod in south-west London yesterday afternoon.

Videos posted on social networks show a man involved in a row with several people at 3:23 p.m. in Lambeth yesterday.

City police confirmed that a 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of GBH following an attack on a 13-year-old boy yesterday afternoon in Lambeth, south-west London. The victim was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service where his injuries are labeled "life threatening".

It was then that a man attacked several people with a metal pole outside a school in south London

The suspect is charged with attacking several people, including the boy, with a pole.

The man is currently being interviewed by detectives investigating the incident.

The 13-year-old boy was hospitalized with head injuries. Scotland Yard described the youth's condition as life threatening.

A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized in south-west London after yesterday's attack

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