Man Admits Role In Wimbledon Burglary

Pawel Honc pleads guilty to aggravated burglary

A man has pleaded guilty to his involvement in an aggravated burglary in Wimbledon which left academic Dr Paul Kohler with severe facial injuries.

Pawel Honc, aged 23, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Kingston Crown court today (17 September 17) where he pleaded guilty to GBH and aggravated burglary.

He was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Kingston Crown court on September 25.

The incident happened at 10pm on Monday August 11 at Dr Kohler's home in Kings Road, near Wimbledon town centre.

Dr Kohler (right) is still receiving treatment for multiple facial injuries and bruising to the body and limbs. He also awaits surgery and treatment for a fractured eye socket.
No one else was injured.

Three further men have been previously arrested in connection with the investigation. Two have been charged.

A 30-year-old man was arrested on August 20 on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth on suspicion of aggravated burglary. He has since been bailed to a date in October pending further enquiries.

September 17, 2014

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