Search

Win a £100 Amazon voucher in this week’s Recorder

On sale today

Man seriously assaulted in New Year’s Day attack at Canning Town DLR station

14:43 21 January 2014

Were you at Canning Town in the early hours of New Year

Were you at Canning Town in the early hours of New Year's Day?

Archant

Images have been released of a group of people police would like to talk to following an assault on New Year’s Day.

Do you know them?Do you know them?

The victim, a 19 year old male, was seriously assaulted at Canning Town Docklands Light Railway station at around 2.45am.

He was with three female friends when a group of around four males and four females got off a DLR train.

A verbal altercation between the victim and one of the males resulted in the victim being punched in the face.

He was hit repeatedly by the male before other members of the group joined in.

These people are being sought by policeThese people are being sought by police

A second male repeatedly hit the victim over the head with a glass bottle causing it to break and was still kicked and punched after falling to the floor.

Officers have viewed CCTV footage and now wish to speak to the people identified in the images.

Detective Constable Eloise Lock said: “This was a violent assault that left the victim requiring hospital treatment for deep cuts to his head and face.

“If you witnessed what happened, or have key information which you think could assist officers, I’d urge you to come forward.”

Two males from Islington, aged 17 and 18, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grevious bodily harm and bailed until Monday, 24th January.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 405040 quoting LUA/B4 of 21/01/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 17:15
The funeral procession of renowned horse dealer progressing through the streets of Newham

Horses and mourners took to the streets last week as 1,500 friends and family members paid their respects at the funeral of a well-known and respected horse dealer.

Silvertown
Yesterday, 17:12
Savina Tang age14 from Kingsford Community School, Beckton, has won a photojournalism competition.

A year nine student has demonstrated the power of the lens after winning an award for an emotive photograph she took.

Yesterday, 13:36
Image of proposed development at the Barrier Park East development, also known as Waterside Park, in the Royal Docks

A top construction site manager has been named as one of the best in the country for his work in Silvertown

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 09:57
Gallions Reach staff and local residents at the Greenway clean up

Shoppers and staff members came together to take part in a litter event in Beckton.

Most read news

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Read more
Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder