Named and Shamed

Named and Shamed


Squalid roads, buildings and locations in Croydon named and shamed.

Monday, April 03, 2017


Detectives investigating a vicious attack which left a teenage asylum seeker fighting for his life have released the images of three people they wish identify and question.

The two men and a woman are being sought in connection with the attack on the 17-year-old Kurdish Iranian who waiting at a bus stop with two friends outside The Goat pub in Croydon, south-east London.

The local MP, Gavin Barwell, has described the attackers as "scum".

Eight people are being held on suspicion of attempted murder following a series of arrests over the weekend and five have been charged over the attack, Scotland Yard said.

The Metropolitan Police said they know "approximately 20" were involved the incident that left the boy with a fractured skull and a blood clot on his brain.

On Monday police renewed their appeal for witnesses and information as the victim remained in hospital in a serious but stable condition.