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 IPCC is investigating an incident in Beckon, Newham.

The IPCC is investigating an incident in Beckon, Newham.


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 or call 0800 096 9073.

The Metropolitan Police said it could not comment on the incident any further.

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