Man, 34, beaten up by angry mob at Stratford station
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Detectives have issued an appeal today for information after a man was seriously assaulted after an argument on a train spilled out on to a platform at Stratford station.
The 34-year-old victim was surrounded by a group of men and women on platforms six and eight before he punched and kicked by the mob in front of shocked travellers.
Two of his attackers continued punching and kicking him after he fell to the floor before fleeing the scene.
The victim suffered cuts to the head and face.
DC Jon Howlett is investigating the attack which took place on March 16 at around 8.30pm.
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He said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this altercation. It wasn’t particularly late in the evening and I would expect that there would have been a fair few people on the platform who may have witnessed this.
“If you were there at the time of have any information about the altercation or about the people that were involved please call us.
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“Everyone has the right to travel on the rail network without any fear or crime or intimidation.”
Anyone with information should call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 348 13/04/2017.