Police appeal after assault leaves teen with “life-changing injuries”

11:15 21 September 2012

Police are appealing for information to trace a person believed to be involved in an assault in Westminster.

Police are appealing for information to trace a person believed to be involved in an assault in Westminster.

Archant

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was left with “life-changing injuries” following an assault.

The victim, who was 17 at the time of the assault, suffered stab wounds and a head injury during the incident in Gloucester Street, near the junction with Alderney Street.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an altercation involving a group of youths which appears to have happened close to the Churchill Gardens Estate shortly beforehand, and is thought to have continued to where the victim was found.

Police have issued a CCTV still of a person believed to be involved in the assault, which happened on Saturday, March 3.

Anyone with information call police on 020 8345 3865 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Five people were charged on Wednesday with conspiracy to commit violent disorder and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm with intent. They are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on September 27.

Six people are bailed to various dates in October pending further enquiries.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

You wouldn’t want to pay £1.7 billion would you? Well neither does David Cameron – and here’s why.

Read more

Amal Alamuddin’s parents are apparently throwing a post-wedding dinner party for the lawyer and her new husband George Clooney.

Read more

Robbie Williams and David Beckham are backing Unicef’s Children in Danger campaign.

Read more

Promotions

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

Dojo gives you hand picked recommendations for events, places and activities in London

Tired of always hearing about some amazing event in London after its gone, missing out on the best activities? That’s where Dojo comes in.

You wouldn’t want to pay £1.7 billion would you? Well neither does David Cameron – and here’s why.

Mobile phone footage could hold crucial evidence about what happened.

Scientists have found that cooking with olive oil is better than cooking with many of the seed oils.

Dozens of yellow flowers have been left in her honour at Hanwell clock tower as a mark of respect.

Quirky London