Police appeal after racist Beckenham attack

PUBLISHED: 11:56 09 December 2011

Police would like to talk to this man in connection with the attack in Beckenham in August

Police would like to talk to this man in connection with the attack in Beckenham in August


Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to talk to about a racist assault.

The black victim was attacked on the forecourt of the Total petrol station in Croydon Road, Beckenham at around 1.45am on August 27.

Three men followed him from the gates of Beckenham Park while verbally abusing him with racist remarks.

He suffered a head wound in the attack which required five stitches and had £15 stolen from him.

The suspects fled in the direction of Beckenham Hospital.

The main suspect was white, aged about 25, with short dark hair. He had coloured tattoos on both arms and was wearing a dark puffer jacket, black trousers and black shoes.

A second suspect was white, also aged around 25, of slim build and was wearing a dark jumper and black trousers.

The third man was Asian, around 22, 5ft 3ins tall and was wearing a dark hoodie,

The men are believed to live in the Eden Park area.

Anyone with any information should contact DC Tony Coyne at Bromley police’s CID on 0208 284 859 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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