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Weapon-wielding mob brawl outside Hornsey Rise petrol station and onlooker sustains head injuries

PUBLISHED: 14:55 05 May 2020

Hornsey Rise. Picture: Google Maps

Hornsey Rise. Picture: Google Maps

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A weapon-wielding mob brawled outside a petrol station in Hornsey Rise on April 26 – and police are appealing for witnesses and potential victims to come forward.

A “large group of people” started fighting with weapons and “throwing items” at each other outside the petrol station at about 12.30am, police say.

A man in his 40s, who was not involved in the fracas suffered injuries to his head and eye.

London Ambulance Service took him to hospital, he has since been discharged.

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Two men, aged 20 and aged 18, were arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Both were taken to a north London police station and have been bailed until mid-May.

Det Cons Dominic Panaite from Central North CID is investigating and said: “I know that there was a silver Nissan Micra on the forecourt of the petrol station at the time of the incident and the male driver saw the fight take place. I am appealing for this man, and anyone else who witnessed the incident to come forward.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who may have been injured as a result of the fight, even if your injuries were minor, please do get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 206/26APR, Tweet @MetCC or to remain 100% anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

Are you the man who was injured? Did you see what happened? Contact Lucas at the Gazette newsdesk on 07785 616244, Lucas.Cumiskey@archant.co.uk


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