Cops appeal for witnesses after rush hour assault on London Underground

Detectives are urging anyone who recognises this man to contact them

Detectives are urging anyone who recognises this man to contact them - Credit: Archant

A man was left with a broken nose after being headbutted as he tried to board a London Underground train at rush hour.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 31-year-old man from Tower Hamlets was shoved off the busy Central Line train he was trying to board at Holborn station.

The victim held on to the train, but was left with a broken nose after being headbutted by his attacker at around 6.45pm on April 26.

Officers have now released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the assault.

Investigating officer Det Con Kathryn Faine urged witnesses to come forward to help identify the man.


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Anyone with information is urged to contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting B5 of 06/06/13, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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