Appeal for information following attack in nightclub in 2016


Police in central London have released CCTV images of a man they are seeking in connection with an attack inside a nightclub in 2016.

Police were called at approximately 01:50hrs on 14 October 2016 to reports of a man attacked and knocked unconscious in DSTRKT Nightclub, Rupert Street, Westminster, W1.

London Ambulance Service attended and the victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to a central London Hospital for treatment for a fractured bone in his left jaw. He was later discharged, but still suffers from severe headaches, numbness to his chin and required two front teeth replaced.

The suspect is described as a slim white Eastern European man, 5ft 10ins’ tall with short curly black hair, a pronounced flat nose and a London accent.

All lines of enquiries are exhausted as to the man’s identity.

A man was arrested on 27 October 2016 and later released with no further action.

Investigating officer Detective Constable James Bulpin from Westminster CID said: “The victim was violently assaulted at his place of work, receiving substantial injuries as a result. We are seeking information that can assist us in identifying this man.”

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Westminster CID on 101or anonymously on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or tweet @MetCC.


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