Remember when nothing used to happen in Wapping? Reports of a large fight between two groups on Wapping Green yesterday evening signal those days are well and truly over.
A large number of people were involved in a fight at Wapping Green yesterday evening according to reports by residents. A police cordon was put in place and the 100 and D3 bus routes diverted.
Police cordon at #Wapping Green this evening following an incident at around 8pm this evening. Large number of people involved in some kind of fight and police have confirmed two people who were assaulted have been taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries https://t.co/ucOrTQZ1lo
— What's In Wapping (@WappingLondon) August 2, 2019
Official police statement is as follows.
“Police were called to Wapping Lane, E1W at 20:06hrs on Friday, 2 August following reports of a fight.
Officers attended and found two males suffering assault related injuries. Both were taken to hospital by LAS where they were both assessed as stable.
Two people have been arrested in connection with this incident and taken to an east London police station for questioning.
More details when we get them.