Man in 50s left with life-threatening injuries after fight at a KFC

Man in his 50s is left with life-threatening injuries after fight at KFC in Surrey as two men in their 20s are arrested

  • Surrey Police were called to the restaurant at 5.45pm after reports of a fight
  • The fight at the KFC on Walton-on-Thames high street had spilled onto the street
  • The victim, in his 50s, was taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries
  • Surrey Police arrested the other two men, in their 20s, who remain in custody 

A man has been left with life-threatening injuries after a fight broke out at a KFC in Surrey, with police arresting two other men.  

Surrey Police officers were called to the restaurant on the high street in Walton-on-Thames at 5.45pm yesterday.

They were responding to reports of three men having an argument in the fast-food restaurant.

The argument continued out onto the street where the victim, a man in his 50s, lost consciousness after an alleged assault.

A man in his 50s has been left with life-threatening injuries after a fight broke out at 5.45pm yesterday at a KFC (pictured) on Walton-on-Thames high street, Surrey, with police arresting two other men aged in their 20s

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening head injuries and police have said that his next of kin have been contacted about his condition. 

The two other men, in their 20s, fled from the area but were later arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Both men remain in custody and police are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Antony Preston, who is leading the investigation, said: ‘The restaurant and surrounding streets would have been extremely busy, and it is imperative that we speak to everybody who was in KFC at the time, or who saw or heard the commotion outside.

‘I am also keen to speak to anyone who was driving past the scene, and any delivery drivers collecting orders from KFC, as it is likely that their dashcam or helmet cam may have captured what happened.’

He also said that members of the public might notice n increased police presence in the area because of the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 and quote reference PR/45200091641, or alternatively anonymously contacting Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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