One man has been arrested after a brutal attack at Upminster tube station involving eight attackers.
At round 7.30pm on Monday, March 29, a man was left with a damaged rib and a damaged cheek bone following a extreme assault at the station.
Three males boarded a District Line tube prepare the sufferer and a lady had been travelling on at Upminster Bridge.
One of the lads was overheard saying he was going to “moist up” the male sufferer, a slang time period which means ‘to stab’ or ‘to shoot’.
The sufferer and the lady he was with left the prepare at Upminster station, and the three males promptly attacked him.
Five extra males arrived and joined within the attack, repeatedly punching and kicking the man while he was on the floor.
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All eight males left the platform and boarded a westbound District Line prepare instantly after the attack, and police at the moment are in search of any info witnesses might have.
One man has been arrested by the British Transport Police, however the drive are nonetheless investigating.
A British Transport Police spokesperson mentioned: “Officers are eager to listen to from anybody who was on-board the service or at Upminster station at the time and should have witnessed the incident.
“Any witnesses or anybody with info can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 504 of 29/03/21.
“Alternatively, you may name Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”