Police release CCTV footage after 98-year-old dies following ‘violent robbery’

Police release CCTV footage after 98-year-old dies following ‘violent robbery’

A still from CCTV footage of a suspected attempted robbery.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Police have release new CCTV footage after a 98-year-old died following a violent robbery in his home.

Peter Gouldstone died weeks after being found suffering from a head injury and bruising in his home in Enfield in November 2018.

Peter Gouldstone, a 98-year-old who died following a robbery at his home. 

The Metropolitan Police’s Homicide and Major Crime Command are appealing for more information about an attempted burglary in a nearby street on November 5 – the same night Mr Gouldstone’s home was broken into.

CCTV images show two men entering the back garden of a property where police said they looked through the windows and attempted to open the doors before leaving the scene.



Detective Inspector Alison Cole, said: “We believe there were at least three men involved in this attempted burglary and we are very keen to speak to them.

“We are appealing for anyone who thinks they may know these individuals to get in touch with any information, no matter how small.

“Mr Gouldstone tragically died following a senseless attack in his own home and we are doing all we can to help his family get the justice they deserve.”

Police have also requested people should contact them if they are offered a 26-inch Panasonic television (model TX – L26X10B), which was stolen from Mr Gouldstone’s home.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact police by dialling 101 and quoting 2140/6NOV or calling the Incident Room on 020 8345 3715.