A man in his 60s needed stitches to his face after he was attacked on a Northern Line tube train. 

The attack took place between Leicester Square and Charing Cross on Tuesday, April 2. 

Shortly after 8.30am a man was seen barging past people on the platform at Leicester Square station. 

The man and the victim then boarded the same train. 

The man then assaulted the victim, knocking him to the floor and causing injuries that required hospital treatment. 

East London Advertiser: Police would like to speak to this manPolice would like to speak to this man (Image: BTP)British Transport Police (BTP) officers have now released an image of a man who may have information that could help their investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016, or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 167 of 2 April. 

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.