1 May 2023 08:45 Appeal after man critically injured in Beckenham Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a 20-yr-old man was critically injured following an assault in Beckenham.

An investigation has been launched after a man was left critically ill following an assault in Bromley.

Police were called at 21:43hrs on Saturday, 29 April to Manor Road, Beckenham, following reports that a man had been attacked.

A short time later, officers were informed that a 20-year-old man had presented at hospital with head injuries – he remains there in a critical condition. His family are aware.

A 17-year-old male was arrested at the scene on suspicion of GBH; he was taken into police custody and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing, led by the South Area Command Unit CID.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information, video or images that could help police, should call 101 or tweet @MetCC ref CAD 8860/29 Apr.

To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.