46-year-old injured after "unprovoked attack" at Ilford station

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the unprovoked head-butt.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the unprovoked head-butt.

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Police are hunting a man who head-butted a train passenger while claiming to have a knife.

British Transport Police said the unprovoked assault happened at Ilford station at around 6.45pm on March 16.

The 46-year-old was standing on his own waiting for a train on platform three when he was approached by a man who started shouting at him.

He said he had a knife before grabbing the 46-year-old and head-butting him in the face, leaving him requiring hospital treatment for facial swelling.

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10:59am Mon 14 Apr 14

MorrisHickey says...

Ilford - a violent slum in east London.
Ilford - a violent slum in east London. MorrisHickey
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11:03am Mon 14 Apr 14

Villagecranberry says...

Another 'care in the community' case I wonder? More out than in.
Another 'care in the community' case I wonder? More out than in. Villagecranberry
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