Search

Police treating ‘offensive comments’ made on District line train as hate crime

PUBLISHED: 08:06 10 October 2018

Police would like to speak to this man. Picture: BTP

Police would like to speak to this man. Picture: BTP

BTP

Police investigating “inappropriate and offensive comments” made on board a busy Tube have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

The comments, which are being treated as a hate crime, were made by two men travelling on an eastbound District line train between West Ham and Upton Park.

They were overheard by passengers travelling between 4pm and 4.20pm on Wednesday, September 19.

Officers believe the man in the picture may have information which could help their investigation.

Anyone who recognises him should contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 405040, quoting 581 of 19/09/2018. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Newham Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Newham Recorder