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UPDATE: Man charged with Penge assault pleads guilty

News   •   May 29, 2019 11:57 BST

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting an 80-year-old man in Penge.

John Edward Dugdale, 56 (16.05.63), of Wickham Road, Croydon, pleaded guilty via virtual court to one court on grievous bodily harm.

Dugdale handed himself in to a south London police station on Wednesday, 22 May.

He was charged with grievous bodily harm on Thursday, 23 May, following the assault, which happened at about 19:50hrs on Sunday, 21 May in Parish Lane, Penge.

An 80-year-old man reported that a man had got out of a car, chased after him and then assaulted him.

Dugdale appeared in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 24 May.