Help police find man they would like to question after racist attack at Elephant and Castle tube

News Desk (15 August, 2016)

A suspect was believed to have punched and verbally abused a member of the public

11351Man police like to speak in relation to racist attack at Elephant and Castle station

Police are releasing CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to following a racially aggravated common assault.

The incident happened on Monday, July 18 at 7pm at Elephant and Castle tube station.

A man made racial comments towards a man as he was boarding a lift to the ground level.

In the Northern Line exit booking hall the victim was then punched in the jaw by the person who made the comments.

PC Ben Pereira of British Transport Police said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

“This was an unprovoked attack which has left the man shaken. Everyone has the right to travel on the rail network without fear or intimidation.”

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 166 of 15/08/2016.


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