Search

Farringdon Station attack: Man punches women in chest on Thameslink train

PUBLISHED: 08:45 09 September 2019 | UPDATED: 11:37 09 September 2019

British Transport Police want to trace this man in connection with an assault on a woman at Farringdon Station. Picture: Supplied

British Transport Police want to trace this man in connection with an assault on a woman at Farringdon Station. Picture: Supplied

Archant

British Transport Police (BTP) want to trace this man after a woman was punched in the chest aboard a train at Farringdon Station on Tuesday last week.

The attack happened shortly before 12.30am on a Thameslink train, after a woman accidentally dropped her bag on another passenger's toe.

You may also want to watch:

BTP said a man became extremely violent and verbally abusive before punching the victim in the chest.

Officers believe the man in the CCTV image may have information that could help them investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 15 of 3/07/2019. Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Did you see what happened? Are you the woman who was attacked? Contact Lucas at the Gazette newsdesk on 07785 616244 or email lucas.cumiskey@archant.co.uk


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Islington Gazette