Man in 40s left hospitalised with critical head injuries after assault on Beckenham High Street

A man in his 40s has been left hospitalised in a critical condition after being assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Cops were called at 1.22am to the High Street, Beckenham, on October 18 after reports of an assault.

A 42-year-old man was found with serious head injuries and he remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Detectives have now released images of a man they want to speak to and are appealing to the public to help.

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to

Detective Inspector Tom Revell of the South Area Command CID said: “Initial enquiries suggest that the assault occurred after a confrontation in the street between the victim and another man.

“We believe the person in the picture we are releasing will be able to assist us with our enquiries.

“If he sees this appeal, I would urge him to come forward and make himself known to the police.

“If anyone else who sees this appeal knows who he is, I would ask them to pass that information on to us.”

Information can be provided by calling police on 101 and giving the reference 536/17OCT.

Alternatively, it can be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the assault or who has information about what took place.



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