Woman attacked as she opened door to Archway home
A young woman was hit on the back of the head with a brick as she tried to open her front door, it has been revealed this week.
Detectives investigating the serious assault in Archway on Saturday, September 17, have now released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.
At around 4.30am the 24-year-old victim was walking home from Archway tube station along St John’s Way before turning into Miranda Road. Just as she was about to open her door, she was hit several times on the head from behind with a brick before her screams alerted her family and the attacker ran off.
The victim sustained serious cuts to her head and was taken to the Whittington Hospital for treatment.
The suspect is described as a light skinned black man with a high forehead. At the time of the incident he was wearing an open black zip up top with a distinctive black t-shirt underneath with the letter C written in white on the front.
You may also want to watch:
Investigating officer, Det Con Dermot Corcoran, said: “This was a truly terrifying and unprovoked assault on a young woman. I appeal to members of the public to take a close look at the CCTV image to see if they can help police identify this man.”
Anyone with information should contact Islington CID on 0207 421 0162 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
- 1 Tributes paid to Islington student fatally stabbed in Tottenham
- 2 Man wrestled to floor during attempted robbery in Finsbury Park
- 3 Arsenal fan's search for every Highbury Stadium match since 1940s
- 4 Old Street roundabout project moves into final phase
- 5 Man dies after collapsing in Islington
- 6 Designated Covid care setting celebrates intervention on insurance issues
- 7 Highbury woman launches pen pal initiative to fight lockdown loneliness
- 8 Residents' 'frustration' as Royal Mail works to deliver in lockdown
- 9 Teaching mentor comes 'full circle' working at Islington school
- 10 Police search for suspects after teen stabbed in the face in the Cally