Man in hospital after being attacked while trying to break up fight in Islington

Police at the scene.

Police at the scene. - Credit: Archant

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after being attacked while trying to break up a fight.

Police were called to the junction of Union Square and Bevan Street just before 6.45pm yesterday after reports of a fight.

Officers and medics arrived and took a 27-year-old man to hospital with head injuries. Scotland Yard said today his injuries were not life-threatening or life-changing.

Witnesses told officers t hat three men armed with weapons were fighting and the victim had tried to break it up but was then attacked.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Police are still making enquiries into the incident.