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Woman attacked on train at Gospel Oak Station in Camden

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 August 2012 | UPDATED: 12:10 10 August 2012

Police have released this image of a man they would like to speak to

Police have released this image of a man they would like to speak to

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Police release images of pair they would like to speak to

Police are appealing for information after a women was attacked on a train at Gospel Oak in Camden.

The 42-year-old boarded the 6.50pm London Overground train on July 19 when a man, who was travelling with another woman, bumped into her.

When she asked for an apology, the pair began shouting before they started kicking and punching her.

Sergeant Emma Weir, the investigating officer, said: “As she asked for an apology, the man began to argue with the victim.

“He then became aggressive, shouting at her. A woman travelling with the man also began to shout, before the pair set upon her, kicking and punching her.

“A train guard intervened and managed to stop the attack, the man and woman then left the service at South Tottenham.”

Officers have spoken to witnesses onboard the train and circulated images on police intelligence systems but to no avail.

Police are now calling on the public’s help to identify the man and woman pictured who they believe may be able to help with their enquiries.

Sgt Weir added: “This was an aggressive attack and I’d appeal for anyone who recognises the two pictured to come forward and help officers in this investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting B7/LNA of 07/08/2012. Information can also be passed to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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