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Woman, 66, hospitalised after ‘brutal attack’ at her home in Ealing

Police have released details of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an aggravated burglary in Ealing in which a 66-year-old woman was physically attacked.

On Thursday, 18 May police were called to a report of an assault on a woman at her home address in Castlebar Park, W5. She told police that at around 12:00hrs, two men had knocked on her front door but when she answered, they fled down the stairs.

A short time later, she again answered the door to the same men. This time they forced their way into the property, with one man throwing her to the floor and assaulting her while the other searched the property.

They then fled the scene without taking anything. The victim was taken to hospital where she was treated for severe bruising and swelling before being discharged.

Detective Constable Mark Gordon, leading the investigation, said: “This was a brutal attack and one which has understandably left the victim extremely shaken.

“She was lucky not to suffer more serious injuries, but we need to make sure the individuals responsible for this attack are unable to carry out similar offences.

“We are very keen to speak to 36-year-old Pawel Krawczyk and would ask anyone who knows him or recognises these images to get in touch. He has a number of distinctive tattoos including stars on the side of his head and there must be people who have recently seen him. Anyone with information on his whereabouts, please contact us immediately on 101/999 on 3771/18May.”

Police have noted that one man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary in connection with this incident. He has been bailed to return on a date in late August.