Thug hunted by police after brutal Islington assault

Police are hunting a thug who beat a man into a coma

Police are hunting a thug who beat a man into a coma - Credit: Archant

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.


You may also want to watch:


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.

Most Read

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.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus