Blindley Heath ‘gang fight’: Police investigation continues

A police presence was still in evidence today (Friday) at the Forman Institute in Blindley Heath, scene of Wednesday evening’s incident which is being described by some sources as a ‘gang fight’ between bikers.
A group of men attacked a number people at a building at the rear of the Forman Institute.
According to Surrey Police 13 men arrived at the social club with weapons, attacked a number men in the out-building at the back of the club, and left heading north on the A22.
Six men were injured and all were taken to hospital. This morning three of the men are still in hospital, two are in a serious but stable condition. South East Coast Ambulance Service were also in attendance.
No arrests have been made at this stage.
Detective Chief Inspector Chris Friday, who is leading the investigation, said: “We are in the early stages of our investigation and we are still trying to piece together what has exactly happened. What we do know is that this is an extremely serious incident and we are doing all we can to find those responsible.
“The investigation is well underway and we had officers out in the local area conducting reassurance patrols.

“We understand that this is a concerning incident for local residents but we do not believe there to be a wider threat the public and it is extremely rare for an incident of this nature to occur.

“If you saw something, no matter how small, then please pick up the phone as it could assist our investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information about those involved, is asked to call Surrey Police on 101 quoting PR/ P18267846.
According to posting on the local Blindley Heath social media group the men involved were neither members of the Forman Institute or local residents.

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