Hammer attack in Regent Street

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Stock image of Regent Street  (Getty Images)
Stock image of Regent Street (Getty Images)

Four people have been injured after in a brutal hammer attack in Regent Street.

A man used a hammer to hit two women - one aged in her 30s and one in her 20s - in the popular shopping district on Friday night.

The man then entered a pub in Glasshouse Street where he hit a man and a woman.

The victims were taken to hospital but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police were called to the scene at around 11pm.

A 38-year-old man was detained by security guards at the pub and arrested by officers on suspicion of GBH.

He has been taken into custody at a central London police station.

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