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Further man charged following attack in Blindley Heath in November

News   •   Mar 19, 2019 06:00 GMT

A man from Rickmansworth is the latest to be charged in connection with an attack at Blindley Heath last November.

Police were called to Eastbourne Road in Blindley Heath just after 7.30pm on 7 November 2018 following a report that a group of men had attacked a number of people at the Forman Institute.

David Jacobs, 28, of Rickmansworth was arrested on Thursday (14 March) in Guildford. He was charged later that day and appeared at Staines Magistrates Court on Friday morning (15 March), where he was remanded in Custody.

Jacobs joins six other men who have already been charged.

The first arrest, on 8 November, was Przemyslaw Piwonia, 40, from the Manor Park area of Slough.

A further five men appeared in Kingston Crown Court on Friday 22 February. Jimi Kidd, 38, of Haywards Heath; Bartosz Plesniak, 34, of Slough; Tamas Tomacsek, 38, of Enfield; Piotr Zmijewski, 44, of Hayes; and Ladislav Szalay, 32, of Harrow. All six males have pleaded not guilty.

The seven men are charged with the following counts related to the events that evening.

  • 6 counts of GBH with intent (Section 18).
  • 1 count of violent disorder.
  • 1 count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
  • 1 count of possession of an offensive weapon.
  • 1 count of possession of a bladed article

The men will stand trial at Kingston Crown Court set to start on 29 April.

An eighth man, arrested in Oxfordshire on Wednesday 13 March, has been released under investigation.

Officers are still seeking a number of other individuals in connection with the attack.

Anyone who has information that could help the continuing investigation is asked to contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting reference PR/45180119287 or you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 if you have information about a crime and don't want to leave your name.