QPR v Luton violence: Man, 26, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Luton fan left in coma

The 52-year-old man, who was attacked, remains in a life-threatening condition in hospital.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a football fan was left fighting for his life following supporter violence after the Queens Park Rangers v Luton match.

The Hoops beat their Championship rivals 2-0 on Friday night, however the match was marred by fan violence which broke out afterwards.

A Luton fan, 52, was found suffering a serious head injury at 9.50pm, in Uxbridge Road, White City, near QPR’s Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.

Detectives have now arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder as part of their investigation.

Scotland Yard said he remains in custody.

Officers are still investigating the circumstances around the attack.

The Met said: “At around 9.50pm on Friday, November 19, officers on duty following the Championship match between QPR and Luton Town came across a man suffering a serious head injury in Uxbridge Road, near the junction with Devonport Road.

“The 52-year-old man, who is from the Luton area, was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service.

“He remains in a life-threatening condition and his family has been informed.

“Detectives from the Met’s Central West BCU continue to appeal to anyone who witnessed disorder after the match or who saw the incident which caused the man’s injury.

“Anyone with mobile phone footage that may be relevant is also urged to contact police.

“If you can help, please call 101 and quote CAD7888/19Nov. To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

On Saturday, the victim’s wife appealed for witnesses.

She wrote: “Did anyone go to Luton game last night? If so did you see the incident outside the ground approximately 9.40/9.50pm?

“My husband has been seriously injured and in a coma, we currently don’t know how this is going to go but If anybody witnessed the incident or has footage please let me know or call Crimestoppers.”