March 9 2014 Latest news:
Thursday, January 30, 2014
A thug who beat someone up so badly they ended up in a coma is being hunted by police.
The vicious assault took place at about 11pm on December 27 in Caldy Walk, Islington.
The victim, a 49-year-old man, was left with a serious head injury and was put into an induced coma in hospital.
He is now in a stable condition.
After an initial appeal early this month, several witnesses came forward.
Police are now chasing a white man, 5 ft 7” tall, who is of a medium or fat build.
On the night he was wearing a blue tracksuit top which was unzipped showing a white T-shirt with a round star with a silver glitter motif underneath and blue tracksuit bottoms.
He was with a blonde, white woman and was driving a dark coloured car.
Officers want more people to get in touch – particularly residents of the nearby Marquess Estate.
n Anyone who saw or heard anything can call Det Con Aydin Halil on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.