The 13-year-old boy is killed in hospital after being attacked with a metal pole near a school when a 35-year-old man is arrested
- Scotland Yard said officers were called to Streatham at around 3:30 p.m. yesterday
- The 13-year-old boy, who was taken to the hospital and to the police, says his condition is life-threatening
- The 35-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of causing serious bodily harm
A teenager is fighting for his life in the hospital after police were called on reports of a man using a metal bar to attack people near a school.
According to Scotland Yard, officers were called to Leigham Court Road near Dunraven School in Streatham, London at around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
A 13-year-old boy was treated at the scene for a head injury before being rushed to hospital, where police claim his condition has been classified as life-threatening.
A 35-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.
Police officers at the scene of the crime on Leigham Court Road in Streatham, London, after reports from a man attacking people with a metal bar. A 35-year-old was arrested
Lambeth police wrote on Twitter yesterday: “A 13-year-old boy was found with a head injury. He was treated on the spot before being taken to the hospital.
& # 39; The boy's condition has been classified as life threatening. A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing GBH.
"He was taken into custody."