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Man fighting for his life in hospital after fight in Chalk Farm Road

Victim was found unconscious just after 3am following reports of an "altercation"

21 May, 2018 — By William McLennan

A young man is fighting for his life in hospital after receiving a head injury in a suspected street fight in Chalk Farm in the early hours of Monday.

Police were called to Belmont Street, off Chalk Farm Road, to “reports of an altercation” and found a victim in his 20s who was unconscious.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Detectives are investigating.

There has been no arrests.

Scotland Yard said in a statement: “Police were called at 03:08hrs on Monday, 21 May to reports of an altercation in Belmont Street, NW1.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a man, aged in his 20s, unconscious and suffering from a head injury.

“He was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.”

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