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Man assaulted by group on Benfleet platform – Essex

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Do you know who these men are? 

Detectives investigating an assault at Benfleet station where a man was assaulted by a gang of other men, are today appealing for information. 

At approximately 4.45am on 20 October, the victim, a man in his thirties, was involved in an altercation with several other men on board a train.

The violence then spilled onto the platform where the victim was struck a number of time. 

Officers believe the men shown in these CCTV images may have information which could help them investigate. 

Detective Sergeant Michael Stephenson, said: “The victim was left with a number of serious injuries as a result of this seemingly unprovoked assault, including a dislocated shoulder, blooded nose and other facial injuries.

“I would be keen to speak with anyone who witnessed what happened or who recognises anyone in the CCTV images. Any information you have might prove vital to our enquiries.” 

If you know who they are, then contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 81 of 20/10/2018. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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