Detectives have returned to the scene of a violent robbery to appeal for information as a 98-year-old man fights for his life.

Officers returned to the area tonight, Monday, 12 November from 1900 – 2100hrs in the hope that someone’s memory would be jogged and new information may come to light.

A number of people/organisations have publically offered rewards for information that leads to the conviction of those responsible for this horrific crime against a vulnerable elderly man.

Police were called at 1006hrs on Tuesday, 6 November by London Ambulance Service to a residential address on Evesham Road, N11 where Peter Gouldstone, 98, had been found suffering from a head injury and extensive bruising to his body.

He remains in hospital where his condition is currently critical but stable.

A 26 inch Panasonic television, model TX – L26X10B was stolen by the suspects along with other personal possessions belonging to Peter Gouldstone.

Detective Inspector Paul Ridley from North Area CID is leading the investigation. He said: “Mr Gouldstone remains desperately ill in hospital while those responsible for his injuries are walking around free.

“Any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could provide a missing piece of the investigation.

“Someone knows who these people are and I urge those people to come forward.”

“I particularly want to hear from people that may have been offered the Panasonic television that was stolen, or who saw either people or vehicles in the vicinity of Evesham Road, Enfield, N11 that may have appeared out of place.”

Anyone with information concerning this incident should call contact Enfield CID by dialling 101 and quoting 2140/6NOV.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 or use their non-traceable anonymous online form at

The independent charity Crimestoppers announceD a reward of up to £10,000 for information they receive that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for this horrific attack.

Note: Information passed to police will not qualify for the reward. To be eligible you must contact the charity Crimestoppers directly.

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