Schoolchildren involved in Dagenham Subway brawl

Police were called to Subway in Dagenham Heathway on Friday following reports of schoolchildren figh

Police were called to Subway in Dagenham Heathway on Friday following reports of schoolchildren fighting. Picture: JAY KING - Credit: Archant

Schoolchildren were involved in a brawl that left a sandwich takeaway trashed and shop assistant with a cut to the face.

Officers were called to the Subway store a few doors down from Dagenham Heathway station at 5.47pm on Friday following reports of a large group of youngsters fighting.

The group ran off when they saw the police coming.

A Met spokeswoman said: “Officers attended and a shop was damaged as a result of the disturbance.

“This resulted in a male member of staff sustaining a cut to the face from a broken window.”


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There were no other injuries reported, according to the police spokeswoman who added that there had been no arrests with enquiries ongoing.

A video posted on social media shows a large crowd outside the shop with one girl standing on a table inside and someone appearing to bang on the front door from outside.

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