POLICE swarmed a library after a large fight broke out outside.

Officers were called to Redbridge Central Library in Ilford at 6.15pm yesterday (Thursday, February 23) to reports of a “large group of people fighting”.

At least three police vehicles were seen outside the library in Clements Road.

When emergency services arrived at the scene they found a 17-year-old boy had been assaulted.

He was treated by the London Ambulance Service but was not taken to hospital.

Another boy was arrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody at an east London police station.