A man was injured at St Ann’s Shopping Centre after a group brawl yesterday afternoon (11 August).
The incident happened at around 1:30pm in Harrow Town Centre after a man approached a group and asked them to stop swearing according to an eye witness.
The witness said: “The guy who was hurt was kicked, thrown to floor! Slapped, pushed and punched!”
“All because he said to the guy who punched him why are you swearing? there’s no need!”
The witness, who also called the police and ambulance, said: “I just wanted to help the team at St Ann’s the best that I could and now i’ve done my bit to support anyone else from being hurt”.
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called yesterday (Wednesday 11) at 1.30pm to reports of an incident at St Ann’s shopping centre, Harrow.
“We sent an ambulance and treated a man at the scene before taking him to hospital.”
A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called shortly after 13:46hrs on Wednesday, 11 August following a report of a group fight opposite Harrow on the Hill BR station.
“Officers attended but the group had left prior to their arrival. London Ambulance Service also attended.
“A 40-year-old man was taken to hospital with an injury to his shoulder. His injuries are not life-threatening.
“Enquiries continue, no arrests.”
Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 3566/11Aug. To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111