Police are appealing for information after a man was put in hospital by an unknown assailant during a robbery in Crystal Palace last week.

The Met Police in Croydon's Twitter account posted a short account of the robbery, which happened on Wednesday, April 15 on Everest Court, as they appealed to the public for information.

The violent robbery left a man in hospital from injuries he sustained during the incident, they said:

"On the 15/04/20 @ Everest Court, A male in his 50’s was robbed, injuries resulting in the victim being hospitalised.

"If you have information regarding this incident, please call police on 101 or contact vie the web site or Tweet @MetCC CAD 1120/15APR20."