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Man head-butted in unprovoked attack at Argyle Street station – Glasgow

BTP officers are appealing for information after an unprovoked assault at Argyle Street station in Glasgow.

The incident happened at 5.07pm on Thursday 28 February.
 
A man is reported to have head-butted a second man as the victim waited on the station’s platform. 

The victim was holding a pram with a baby inside and was stood next to his partner. The attack caused the baby to fall out of the pram and onto the platform floor.

Both parties then boarded the 5.07pm service to Cumbernauld. The suspect ultimately left the train at Cambuslang station. 

He is described as a white, aged between 20 and 25 years old, of slim build and with black hair shaved at the sides.

He was wearing a black puffer jacket, light grey trousers, tan coloured shoes and was carrying a black backpack. The inside of the jacket’s hood was red.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has more information about the suspect.
 
In particular, they would like to talk to the man who entered the station with the suspect but was not involved in the assault as well as the woman who helped the victim and his family off the train at Hamilton West station. 

Witnesses should contact the British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 595 of 28/02/2019.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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