Man in critical condition after street attack

Bannister Close, Tulse Hill Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The man suffered head injuries and remains in a critical condition after the attack in Bannister Close

A 56-year-old man is in a critical condition after a street attack in south London.

Met police were called at 07:44 GMT to Bannister Close in Tulse Hill on Thursday.

A police spokesman said they found the man with head injuries near a "large pool of blood".

He was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. No arrests have been made and police are appealing for witnesses.

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