Police search for man who allegedly knocked stranger unconscious on night out in Shoreditch

Police in Hackney are appealing for witnesses and information after a man enjoying a night out in Shoreditch was allegedly knocked out by a stranger.

The victim was out with friends on Friday July 6 just before 3.30am when the man assaulted him.

When the police arrived they found the man in a semi-conscious state, with a head injury.

The suspect is described as a white male aged early to mid-20s and of a slim build.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing black trousers, a light colored shirt and a black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Bradley Sims, from Hackney’s Violent Crime Unit, on 0207 275 3666, quoting reference 4618156/12.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 anonymously.