A man arrested over a mugging in a Hammersmith cemetery which left a senior British diplomat blinded in one eye has been released on bail.
The 29-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of robbery in connection with the attack on Bermuda's new Governor George Fergusson last Friday.
The 56-year-old had surgery on his left eye on Saturday but lost his sight in the affected eye the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) confirmed.
He was discharged by doctors yesterday afternoon.
Detectives have arrested a 29 year-old man in connection with an attack on a British diplomat in a Hammersmith cemetery. George Fergusson, who was about to become the Governor of Bermuda, lost the sight in his left eye. The 29 year-old is being held in custody in a West London police station.