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Appeal after man injured during fight in Tower Hamlets

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Appeal after man injured during fight in Tower Hamlets

Officers are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a man was struck by two cars following a fight in Tower Hamlets.

Police were called at 00:18hrs on Wednesday, 6 July to reports of a group of people fighting in Cotton Street, Poplar.

Officers attended and found an 18-year-old man with head injuries. He was taken to hospital and later discharged.

It was reported the man had been involved in an altercation with a group of people in Poplar High Street a short time earlier.

During this, the man was reportedly deliberately struck by two cars which left the scene before officers arrived.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances and identify the cars involved.

Officers are keen to hear from any witnesses who were in the area who may have information or dash cam footage.

Anyone who can help the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 84/06Jul. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.