Five arrested after car driven at group of people

Five arrested after car driven at group of peopleFive men have been arrested after a car was driven into a group of people in south-west London.

Police arrested five men for affray after being called at 11.15pm to reports of a fight following the incident in Lombard Road, Battersea, which saw a man in his twenties suffer a broken leg.

He was treated at the scene and then taken to hospital.

A second man who is also believed to be in his twenties suffered a head injury and his condition is currently unclear.

Two other people were taken to hospital but they are not thought to be seriously injured.

Six other people had minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

The group were driven at after they left a nearby hotel, police said.

Inquiries are ongoing to identify and locate the driver of the car who fled the scene prior to the police arriving.

The five men arrested remain in custody but have not been charged.

Officers attended the scene alongside the London Ambulance Service.

The incident is not terrorism-related, police said, with a crime scene established and inquiries continuing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the South West Command unit quoting CAD9191/13Jul.

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