Gatwick: Police hunt for man who punched train passenger in the face and broke his glasses

Police are searching for a man who punched a train passenger in the face so hard he broke his glasses.

The victim boarded the train between Gatwick and East Croydon just after 11.30pm on Saturday 6 November and accidentally bumped shoulders with the man, according to the police.

After the victim sat down, the man allegedly approached him, swinging his arm into the victim’s face and breaking his glasses.

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Officers believe the man in the CCTV images may have information which could assist their investigation

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British Transport Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

A spokesperson said: “If you recognise him, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 748 of 06/11/21.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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