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Man in hospital with head injury after being ‘bottled’ in fight on Mayville Estate, Newington Green

PUBLISHED: 10:08 29 September 2017 | UPDATED: 10:19 29 September 2017

Police tape outside Bronte House in Newington Green on September 29. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel

Police tape outside Bronte House in Newington Green on September 29. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel

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Two men are being held by police after a fight in Newington Green that allegedly saw a man bottled in the head.

The remains of a Kopparberg bottle at the scene after being driven over by an Islington Council vehicle. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel The remains of a Kopparberg bottle at the scene after being driven over by an Islington Council vehicle. Picture: Ramzy Alwakeel

Police have taped off Bronte House off Matthias Road, which is the border of Islington and Hackney.

Cops said they were called at 7.25am to reports of a fight and arrived to find blood and broken glass in the street, next to a basketball court.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a man, believed aged in his 20s, suffering a head injury,” said a spokesman.

“It was alleged he had been hit on the head with a bottle during the fight.”

The victim was taken to an east London hospital. His injuries are not life-threatening.

A smashed Kopparberg bottle was visible at the scene when the Gazette arrived. Moments later it was driven over by an Islington Council van.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of affray.

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