Man, 25, fighting for his life after police stop car in Beckton
PUBLISHED: 14:58 19 June 2017 | UPDATED: 15:10 19 June 2017
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an investigation into a Newham police stop which left a man in “critical condition” in hospital.
Metropolitan Police officers carried out the stop involving three men in Woodcocks near Tollgate Road, Beckton, last Thursday at about 10pm.
During the stop, a 25-year-old became unwell and was taken to hospital where he remains.
The incident was referred to the IPCC and staff were deployed to the scene and post-incident procedure.
An independent investigation was launched the next morning at 7.46am.
The IPCC is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0800 096 9073.
The Metropolitan Police said it could not comment on the incident any further.