Boy, 13, fighting for life after man ‘attacks pupils outside school with a metal pole’ in South London

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A BOY is fighting for his life after a man reportedly attacked pupils with a metal pole outside a school, cops say.

The 13-year-old was found with head injuries outside Dunraven School in Streatham, south London just before 3.30pm on Wednesday.

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The incident took place at Dunraven School in Streatham[/caption]

The Met Police said the youngster was rushed to hospital where his condition is “life threatening”.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH, said the force.

Later the school tweeted: “Stay safe everyone. Stronger together.”

The Met Police said: “Police were called to Leigham Court Road, SW16, at 15.23hrs on Wednesday, 25 November, to reports of a man attacking people with a pole.

“Officers attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS).


“A 13-year-old boy was found with a head injury. He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as life-threatening.

“A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH. He has been taken into custody.”

The force said enquiries were ongoing and a crime scene was in place.

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