Assault Leaves Man With Fractured Skull in Olympia

Gang of five men launch 'vicious and sustained' attack on Russell Road

Police have released images of two men they wish to speak to in connection with an assault that took place on Russell Road, W14 near Kensington Olympia station.

On 5 August 2018 at approximately 4.30am a group of five men set upon their 48-year-old victim knocking him to the ground, kicked his head repeatedly and then raided his pockets before making off towards Hammersmith Road.

Assault Leaves Man With Fractured Skull in Olympia

He was treated by paramedics for serious head injuries and taken to hospital where he was found to have suffered a fractured skull and bleed on the brain causing him to go into a coma. He has now mostly recovered and has been discharged.

Detectives from Kensington and Chelsea CID have released images of two men they want to speak in connection with the attack.

Investigating officer DC Sam Miles said, “We know that five males in total targeted this man and subjected him to a vicious and sustained assault. The culprits need to be caught. If you have information on those pictured I would implore you to get in touch. In addition to the images released today, three other black males were involved in the attack and made off on bicycles. If you were there or have information please call 101 quoting CRIS 5613787/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

You can also tweet police via @MetCC.

October 30, 2018