Three wanted over early-morning Romford town centre attack

Person 1

Person 1 - Credit: Archant

Detectives are hunting for thugs who carried out a brutal early-morning attack in Romford town centre.

Person 2

Person 2 - Credit: Archant

These CCTV images show people police want to speak to in connection with the July 12 assault in South Street near the World’s Inn pub, that left a 22-year-old man hospitalised after being pushed over, kicked and punched.

Officers, who were called at 3.45am, found the victim slumped on the floor surrounded by passers-by.

He had spent the evening drinking with friends at a local nightclub, and towards the end of the night had an argument with a group of men.

He felt intimidated by the group and told security, who made the group leave.

Person 3

Person 3 - Credit: Archant

When the victim left shortly after, the men were waiting outside and the argument carried on.

The victim ran off along South Street, where he was pushed over from behind and attacked. He was treated at the scene and taken to hospital with non-serious injuries.

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Person one is described as a white male, approximately 18-years-old, wearing a white t-shirt.

Person two is described as a white female, aged 18 to 22-years-old, with long brown hair, wearing a white vest top and red hooded jacket.

Person three is described as white male, wearing a green t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Dave Attreed on 101, quoting reference 5410225/14. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.