Child airlifted with serious burns from Croydon church event


A child has been airlifted  to hospital with serious burns following an incident at a church in Croydon.

Met Officers have taped off Addiscombe Catholic Church,  on Bingham Road, this afternoon

Officers were called at around 2.21pm alongside the London Ambulance Service and London Air ambulance.

The young child, had been attended a event being held at the church when he was burnt and adult was also injured.


A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Officers are assisting with an incident at a Croydon church.

“Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 2.21pm on Wednesday, December 11 to Our Lady of the Annunciation Church, Bingham Road, Croydon.

“A young boy was reported to have received serious burns during a Christmas event.

One adult was also reported to have received burn injuries, these are not believed to be serious