Hunt for man who threw brick at ticket inspector at Maryland station

PUBLISHED: 11:40 24 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:40 24 September 2018

The inspector had a brick thrown at him at Maryland station Picture: Steve Poston

The inspector had a brick thrown at him at Maryland station Picture: Steve Poston


A ticket inspector had a brick thrown at him by a man who refused to cooperate when asked to show his train ticket.

After becoming verbally abusive towards the inspector, the man was removed from the train at Maryland station.

As he was leaving, he picked up a house brick and threw it, hitting the inspector on the torso.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 2.20pm on Tuesday, July 24, to come forward.

They have described the man as being Asian, of slim build and approximately 25 to 30 years old, with short black hair and a short beard. He was wearing a black hoodie, dark trousers and white trainers.

Anyone with information should text British Transport Police on 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 353 of 24/07/2018.

You can also ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest Newham Stories

44 minutes ago

The new boss at Gallagher Stadium reflected on the FA Cup victory and backed Saturday’s opposition, the O’s, to secure promotion

Dean Brill

Campaigners and mayor Rokhsana Fiaz have unveiled a “Long Live Boleyn” mural inspired by graffiti protesting the clubs move from Upton Park to the London Stadium.

Stephen Timms

House prices in Newham have risen by 1.3 per cent over the last year.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 12:00

A school in Forest Gate has been featured in the latest Parliamentary Review.

Forest Gate
Yesterday, 12:00

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Recorder readers this week.

United Kingdom
Yesterday, 11:00

Lakeside Hammers boss Will Pottinger has warned his team about the “unknown quantity” patch-up Peterborough side for their crunch play-off semi-final decider.

Richard Lawson
Yesterday, 09:00

Young patients at Newham University Hospital were greeted by a very special visitor - Dodger the dog.

Newham University Hospital

I recently attended a meeting organised by members of the Maryland Residents Association to discuss crime in their community, along with Mayor of Newham and local councillors.



Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

Newsletter Sign Up

Newham Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now