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Man injured in fight at Newington Causeway job centre

London SE1 website team

A man was taken to hospital after a fight at the Jobcentre Plus in Newington Causeway on Monday afternoon.

Man injured in fight at Newington Causeway job centre

Police were called at approximately 1.40pm on Monday to reports of a fight on Newington Causeway.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman told the SE1 website that the London Ambulance Service was also called to the scene and a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

On Tuesday morning the Jobcentre Plus remained closed. According to a passer-by a notice at the entrance said that the closure was due to "unforeseen circumstances".

The centre had reopened by 4pm on Tuesday.

"Jobcentre Plus was temporarily closed as part of a investigation into this incident," confirmed a spokesperson for the Department for Work and Pensions.

"We can't comment any further as it is a police matter."

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