10.9 C
Harrow on the Hill
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Home News Police appeal to public following racist attack on Harrow bus

Police appeal to public following racist attack on Harrow bus

- Advertisement -

Police have continued to appeal to the public to help identify a man they wish to speak with in connection with an attack on a woman aboard a Harrow bus. 

The incident happened on Saturday, 25 January at 15:00hrs, a man boarded a Route 114 bus at Kenton Road.

Whilst on board the bus, he assaulted, spat at, and racially abused a 65-year-old female passenger.

Although the victim did not suffer lasting injuries, she has been shocked and distressed by the attack.

- Advertisement -

The man is described as Asian, aged in his 60s or 70s, approximately 5ft 8inches tall of chubby build. He was walking with a stick and pulling a shopping trolley.

CCTV still of man sought – racist incident, Kenton. (Credit: Met Police)

Detective Constable Stuart Giddings of the Roads and Transport Policing Command said:

“This was a truly shocking and spontaneous attack on a woman who was sitting on the bus minding her own business. This type of behaviour cannot go unchecked and I would ask people to look at the image and see if they recognise this man then do the right thing and contact police.”

Anyone who can identify this man is asked to contact police by calling 101, 07826 535 577 or Tweet @MetCC quoting Cad 4623/25Jan.

To remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org

(Source: Met Police)

- Advertisement -

Recent Posts

Man rushed to major trauma centre after falling off a roof in Edgware

A man was rushed to a major trauma centre yesterday after falling from a roof in Edgware. The incident happened at around 2pm as people...

Man charged with terrorist act to kill solicitor in Harrow

A man from Harrow has appeared at the Old Bailey in relation to an alleged attack at a solicitors office in the borough last...

Harrow Fireworks announce first ever ‘Stay at home display’

Harrow Fireworks didn’t want anyone to miss out on celebrating Guy Fawkes Night or Diwali at home this year so we have created a...

Hillingdon Council invest £88,000 into Ruislip Woods

Hillingdon Council has invested £88,000 to acquire a further 30 acres of ancient semi-natural woodland in Ruislip Woods, to manage and protect for future...

Top Posts

Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge to host half-term family tours

Hillingdon Council’s Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre in Uxbridge will be opening its doors to families throughout October half-term (Monday 26...

Hillingdon’s waste service wins ‘Best Team of the Year’ award

Hillingdon Council’s waste and recycling service won the Best Team of the Year Award at this year’s Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee awards (LARAC)...

Cyclist rushed to major trauma centre after hit-and-run in Harrow Town Centre

A male cyclist has been taken to hospital tonight after he was involved in a collision with a car on College Road, Harrow. College Road...

Covid-19 cases rise in Harrow as ‘social lockdown’ fears grow

Covid-19 cases have risen again and Harrow is now above the national rate in England. Latest government data shows the rate of new coronavirus cases...