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Police appeal for witnesses after man found with serious head injury – Croydon

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was found with a serious head injury in Croydon.

Police were called to a south London hospital at approximately 05:13hrs on Tuesday, 18 May after a 36-year-old man was admitted and was found to have suffered a serious brain injury.

He was last seen leaving his flat at around 23:00hrs on Monday 17 May.

DC Paul Harakis of the South Area Command Unit said: “We are appealing for anyone with information as to what happened on this night to come forward. If you were in the areas of Dingwall Road and Wellesley Road, East Croydon between 23:00hrs on Monday, 17 May and 00:30hrs on Tuesday, 18 May and saw anything, no matter how insignificant you might think it is, we urge you to come forward.

“The victim is a white male, 36 years old and about 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in tall. He was wearing a black coat, turquoise hooded top, maroon baseball cap and white trainers.

“This man is in hospital with serious injuries. The smallest piece of information could help us work out what happened to him. Please call 101 quoting CAD 867 18MAY21 or anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”