Crime

Man charged with GBH after assault in Islington leaves victim in ‘critical’ condition

York Way near the junction with Vale Royal. Screen grab of Google Street View. Click for link.

York Way near the junction with Vale Royal. Screen grab of Google Street View. Click for link.

A 24 year old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm after an assault in Islington which left a 28 year old man in critical condition in hospital.

Jordan Rhys Davis, of Hilldrop Estate, was arrested on Saturday the 9th of May, and charged with GBH the following day.

He’s due to appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court tomorrow Monday 11th of May.

Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, Holloway Road, Islington. Image: Google Street View

Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, Holloway Road, Islington. Image: Google Street View

The victim of the assault was found by officers at 8.15 AM on Saturday morning.

They discovered him in York Way near the junction with Vale Royal, suffering head injuries.

An ambulance attended the scene and the man was taken to an East London hospital, where he remains.

Officers from Islington CID are investigating the incident and have put out an appeal for witnesses to the incident.

Anyone who has information that may assist the investigation should call Islington CID via 101.

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