NHS worker attacked on London Underground after confronting maskless man has permanent metal plates in face
The victim suffered a chipped jaw and three breaks to his eye socket
- 09:19, 16 MAR 2021
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An NHS worker has had permanent metal plates inserted into his face after being punched in the head and pushed off a Tube train following an argument with a man who refused to wear his mask.
The victim was left with a chipped jaw and three breaks to his eye socket. He now needs permanent metal plates in his face.https://525dec6138ad24804c11ee3939d5c510.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html
The NHS worker spotted the man not wearing a mask on the Circle line.
The victim, who was preparing to get off at High Street Kensington, confronted the maskless man and they began to argue.
The man punched the NHS worker three to four times to the side of his head and pushed him off the train and onto the platform while continuing to punch him.
Police released an image on BBC One’s Crimewatch Live on Monday (March 15) of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the attack.Sponsored Link by TaboolaDiscover how to increase your savings with a simple £250 investmentFXTB
He is described as a white man with blonde hair that was short at the sides and longer on top. He is in his 20s and was wearing a navy-blue suit and light blue shirt. The man was also carrying a grey rucksack with a blue Nike logo and a large green umbrella.https://525dec6138ad24804c11ee3939d5c510.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.htmlMOST READ1Walthamstow stabbing: Victim ‘died in his mum’s lap after thieves tried to steal designer jackets’2‘I went to the big Sainsbury’s in New Cross and I think we should burn it to the ground’3Lea Bridge Road triple stabbing live: Teen stabbed to death in Walthamstow named as flowers left at scene
People travelling on public transport are expected to wear a face covering for the duration of their travel.
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If you do not, you can be denied travel or receive a £200 fine which will double each time you are caught not wearing a face covering, which can rise up to £6,400.
Anyone with information or who recognises the man can contact BTP by texting 61016, or call 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 2000068891.ADVERTISEMENT
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