A 32-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after he was attacked whilst sleeping rough in a railway arch near Waterloo Station.
Police were called at approximately 4.30am on Thursday, 7 May to reports that a rough sleeper had been attacked by two men on Victoria Street, close to Artillery Row in SW1.
Police and ambulance crews went to the scene. The victim, a 44-year-old man, was taken to a south London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival.
As a result of CCTV enquiries, one of the men was identified as having been in the area of a second assault on a rough sleeper outside Waterloo Railway Station approximately two hours after the Westminster attack.
During this assault, a 32-year-old man suffered head injuries. He remains in a stable condition at a south London hospital.
Detectives are seeking to trace a man they wish to identify and speak with in connection with the assault on Victoria Street.
He is described as white, and was wearing a dark blue jacket, blue trousers and white trainers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officers based in Westminster via 101 quoting reference Cad 1910/07May.
A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with the assault at Waterloo.
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