Man Attacked For Bumping Into Someone On Tube
Wednesday 25th June 2014
A man was punched and kicked to the floor after accidentally bumping into someone at Bond St Tube Station.
The incident happened on Saturday 22nd March at 10pm when a 34-year-old man accidentally bumped into another man in the station's ticket hall.
He apologised, but the man and his friend became aggressive. While one of the men shouted abuse at the victim, the other punched and kicked him, knocking him to the floor.
Detective Constable Lawrence Murphy said: "Fortunately, the victim did not suffer any serious injuries but this was a violent attack.
"All passengers have a right to feel safe while travelling and we are determined to find those responsible for this assault."
After studying CCTV footage from the station, detectives are releasing images of two men they want to speak to.
Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference TSUB/B4 of 24/06/2014. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.