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CCTV footage shows suspect wanted in connection with Romford assault

PUBLISHED: 10:28 16 March 2017 | UPDATED: 12:04 16 March 2017

The suspect following the incident. Picture: Met

The suspect following the incident. Picture: Met

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Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to trace in connection with a violent assault.

Police have said there appears to be no motive behind the attack. Picture: MetPolice have said there appears to be no motive behind the attack. Picture: Met

The attack happened on Sunday, December 4, in London Road, Romford, at 8.50pm, when a 52-year-old man was parking his car and was approached and asked to wind down his window.

He complied and the man punched him repeatedly - leaving him in hospital with serious injuries. He has since been discharged.

The suspect is described as black, bald and clean shaven, and was wearing grey tracksuit trousers and a navy parka coat with a fur trimmed hood and a large rectangular patch on the left of the chest.

Det Con Jonathan lam said: “There appears to have been no motive for this attack and the victim was left beaten and bloody. I would ask anyone with information about this incident to contact police.”

Any witnesses, or anyone with information, is asked to call police on 101 or via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.


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