Search

Woman sexually assaulted while asleep at Finsbury Park station

PUBLISHED: 10:54 24 January 2018 | UPDATED: 10:54 24 January 2018

Do you know this man? He is a suspect after a sexual assault at Finsbury Park station on Sunday. Picture: British Transport Police

Do you know this man? He is a suspect after a sexual assault at Finsbury Park station on Sunday. Picture: British Transport Police

Archant

A woman who fell asleep at Finsbury Park station on Sunday woke up to find a pervert kissing her.

Do you know this man? He is a suspect after a sexual assault at Finsbury Park station on Sunday. Picture: British Transport PoliceDo you know this man? He is a suspect after a sexual assault at Finsbury Park station on Sunday. Picture: British Transport Police

British Transport Police this morning released an appeal to identify a suspect of the sexual assault.

The woman had got off a Piccadilly line train at about 5.10am. She realised she had got off at the wrong station, so she sat towards the front end of the platform as she waited for the next train.

She fell asleep and woke up to find a man kissing her. She pushed him away and the man boarded a Victoria Line northbound train.

The incident happened at about 5.13am.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “Officers would now like to speak to this man in the CCTV image, who they believe may have information that could help with the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016 citing reference 97 of January 21.

Latest Islington News Stories

14 minutes ago

Passengers on the Barking to Gospel Oak line have become used to delays and disruption in recent times.

An iconic Holloway market is being expanded to include a second floor as part of an “exciting” redevelopment project.

The plug has been pulled on a tri-borough ICT partnership between Islington, Haringey and Camden due to “different local priorities”.

Yesterday, 17:58

A man has been convicted over the “senseless” stabbing of a Dutch man in Camden Lock in 2016.

Yesterday, 13:42

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

Yesterday, 09:05

A witness broke down in tears as she spoke of the real life “horror movie” that was Marcel Campbell’s fatal stabbing in Upper Street.

Tue, 16:02

Burhan Sonmez had survived an attempted murder by police in Turkey before he was exiled in Britain and supported by an Islington charity.

Tue, 11:49

Sandy Marks’ future membership of the Labour Party is uncertain even after a QC-led review confirmed the Gazette’s revelations about the ex-mayor’s pro-paedophile past.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now