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Man punched in the face on staircase at Finsbury Park station – London



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Do you know who this man is? Officers from British Transport Police are looking to speak with him in connection to an assault at Finsbury Park. 

The assault happened on the spiral staircase at the station on Monday 15 May. The victim, a 28-year-old man,  was heading down the staircase towards the southbound Victoria Line platform. As he descended down the steps, he moved out of the way of a man ascending the steps. 

As they passed, the man walking up the steps punched the victim in the face. This made him fall down the stairs and he landed hard, causing bruising and swelling to his neck and jaw. His phone was also broken as a result of the fall. 

Officers would now like to speak with the man in the CCTV images. They believe he may have vital information which could help the investigation.  

PC Michael Hoare from BTP said: “This was a completely unprovoked and violent attack. The victim fell down several steps following the offender’s bewildering actions – it is important he is identified. 

“As part of our investigation we are now releasing CCTV images in relation to this incident. If you have any information which could help us investigate, then please get in touch. Your information could prove vital to our enquiries.” 

Anyone with any information should contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 404 of 15/05/17. Alternatively, pass information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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