Two men arrested in connection to serious assault on officer at Camden Town – London
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Detectives investigating a serious assault on an officer at Camden Town Underground station have this afternoon (13 July) arrested two men in connection.
Two 22-year-old men from Wolverhampton have been arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm.
They have both been taken to police custody where they will be questioned.
The officer was giving emergency first aid to a member of the public who had fallen down the stairs at Camden Town station on Sunday (11 July), when he was approached by two men who struck him round the head.
He suffered fractures to his face and serious injuries to his shoulder and upper body. He was discharged from hospital on Monday and is now recovering at home.
Detective Inspector Gary Pinner said: “This is a pleasing development in our investigation into what was a shocking act of violence on an officer helping someone in need.
“I would like to thank everyone who helped to share our appeal so widely yesterday, and the many members of the public who contacted us with information as a result. It is thanks to this support that we have been able to make these arrests less than twenty four hours later.
“Our investigation into the incident continues and I’d encourage anyone who witnessed the incident and hasn’t already spoken to police to contact us by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 631 of 11/07/21.Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”