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Assault in Rayners Lane, police cordon and forensics seen opposite station

There was a large police presence in Rayners Lane this morning (27 June) following an assault in the early hours.

Multiple officers, including forensics, could be seen outside a parade of shops opposite Rayners Lane Station, Harrow.

A man was assaulted and rushed to hospital by London Ambulance Service ‘as a priority’.

There was a police cordon opposite High Worple with an Incident Response Unit parked nearby.

Forensics at the scene in Rayners Lane. Credit: Harrow Online

One resident said: “Does anyone know why there’s forensics opposite Rayners Lane station? They have been there for some time, it must be serious?”

Another member of Harrow Online, posting via Facebook said: “I was at this bus stop last night between 12.15 and 12.25 there was a big gang of youth, this must have happened after we got on the bus. So sad. I hope the injured person is OK.”

Incident Response Unit spotted in Rayners Lane. Credit: Harrow Online

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 2.23am today (27 June) to reports of an assault on Rayners Lane, Harrow.

“We sent an ambulance crew, and a paramedic in a response car.

“Our medics treated a man at the scene for head injuries, before taking him to hospital as a priority.”

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called to Alexandra Avenue, Harrow, at 02.18hrs on Monday, 27 June, to reports of a fight between two men.

“Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS). A man was found injured at the scene. He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as non life-threatening.

“There have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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