Police appeal after man is seriously injured in unprovoked attack in Romford

Detectives are investigating after a man was left seriously injured following an unprovoked assault in Romford.

At around 3:15am on Saturday September 2, police were dealing with an unrelated matter when they came across an unresponsive man in Western Road.

The 21-year-old was taken to hospital. He has suffered a broken nose and head injuries.

It was established that the victim had been walking in the street after a night out with friends when he had a brief interaction with another man, who then assaulted him before making off.

The suspect is described as aged approx 20-25, with short curly hair on top with shaved sides. He was wearing dark trousers and a purple hoodie.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information that could help police, should call 101 or post @MetCC ref CAD 1068/02Sep

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.