March 17, 2012

Tube staff assaulted at Bethnal Green station

At about 9.40pm on Saturday 17 March 2012 two men were spotted by staff trying to exit Bethnal Greeen station without paying and were asked to leave.

The men became aggressive however, and assaulted a member of staff, punching him a number of times in the face.

The victim, aged 32, suffered severe swelling to his face and cuts and bruises.

BTP PC Kevin Street, of BTP’s Workplace Violence Unit, said:

“This was a vicious attack on a member of staff who was simply doing his job. The victim suffered serious facial injuries and he has been left very shaken by the ordeal."

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