Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who is believed to have subjected two people to a homophobic attack.
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Just before 7:30pm on 27 December 2021, the suspect allegedly launched into a homophobic tirade on-board a train travelling between London Bridge and East Croydon stations.
As well as directing anti-gay slurs at the two victims, the man reportedly attacked them – leaving one with a broken toe that required hospital treatment.
They ask that those who recognise him contact them by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 374 of 27/12/21.
Crimestoppers can also be called anonymously on 0800 555 11.
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Galop is an LGBTQ+ charity there for those who have experienced abuse or have been the victim of a hate crime. They can be contacted Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm on 0207 7042040 or at HateCrime@galop.org.uk. You can find out more about them here.