CCTV: Man Knocked Unconscious And Robbed In Random London Attack

18 April 2019, 15:12 | Updated: 18 April 2019, 15:38

Chilling CCTV shows the moment a man was viciously and randomly attacked in north-west London and then robbed while he lay unconscious in the street.

The victim was approached from behind by a stranger and struck with a single punch.

The video goes on to show the suspect searching the victim’s pockets for valuables while he lays unconscious.

The suspect stole his phone, wallet and cash and before dragging the victim behind a parked car in the road, in an apparent attempt to momentarily cover up the attack while he has time to escape.

Attack unprovoked
Picture: Metropolitan Police

The victim's injuries included a fracture to the skull and a bleed on the brain.

The assault was so violent that the victim’s teeth were knocked loose and later had to be removed from his lungs

Following the attack, the 23-year-old Spanish victim was kept in hospital in an induced coma for weeks.

His injuries included a fracture to the skull and a bleed on the brain. The assault was so violent that the victim’s teeth were knocked loose and later had to be removed from his lungs.

The assault happened at about 05:20hrs on Sunday, 19 August in Bulstrode Street, W1.

No arrests have yet been made and the Met police have urged anyone with information to get in contact.

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