Picture released in hunt for Highbury street attacker

PUBLISHED: 14:58 15 April 2011

Suspect Petherton Road GBH.April 2011

Suspect Petherton Road GBH.April 2011


POLICE hunting a man who stamped on his victim’s face, breaking his nose and fracturing his eye socket, have released an e-fit in the hope someone will be able to identify him.

The assault took place in Petherton Road, Highbury, on March 22 at around 6pm when a 46-year-old man was punched to the ground and kicked in the head in an unprovoked attack.

The suspect, who fled along Petherton Road towards Green Lanes, is a black man aged between 20 and 25 years old. He was 5ft 5ins tall and wearing a dark jacket and dark jeans.

Police ask anyone with any information to call them on 020 8345 3901 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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