Argument Escalates To Violence At Clapham Junction

Resulting in a passenger being punched in the face

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in relation to an assault on a train at Clapham Junction station on Saturday 30 July.

Argument Escalates To Violence At Clapham Junction
Image of man police would like to speak to

Around 8.50pm, two men were attempting to board a train. A brief dispute over who was boarding the train first took place and one of the men punched the other to the side of his face.

PC Carl Wayte is investigating. He said, “What started as a verbal dispute resulted in the victim receiving a punch to the face causing a swollen cheekbone.

“We’re keen to speak with the man in the image as we believe he can assist us with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to conatct British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting 214 05/09/2016. Alternatively, information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

September 6, 2016