Police release picture of suspect linked to officer getting punched in Finsbury Park station

British Transport Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to an ass

British Transport Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to an assault on an off-duty police officer. Picture: BTP - Credit: Archant

British Transport Police (BTP) have released an image of a man they wish to trace in relation to an off-duty cop getting thumped in Finsbury Park station on December 3.

The special constable was punched in the face after he told a man to stop vandalising a Piccadilly Line train.

The officer was able to snap a picture of a suspect before he was attacked, which shows a bearded man with a tattoo on his neck holding a bottle of Cockburns whisky.

The day after the attack, a BTP spokesperson said: “Officers are investigating after a man was assaulted in Finsbury Park Underground station.

“At around 9.30pm, it believed the man, who was about to board a Piccadilly Line service, intervened after noticing some anti-social behaviour on the platform and was then assaulted.”


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Anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the suspect is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference 604 of 03/12/18.”

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