Female tube passenger attacked by man while travelling on the Metropolitan Line

Police would like to speak to this man

Police would like to speak to this man - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted on a train by a male passenger while travelling on the Metropolitan Line.

The 35-year-old victim was standing when she was pushed by a man who verbally attacked her before hitting her on her back as she walked away.

The attack took place in front of commuters between Finchley Road and Wembley Park station.

Investigating officers from British Transport Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to in connection with the incident.

The assault took place on Wednesday, August 21, at around 8.40am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, text 61016, quoting background B14 of 19/09/13 or alternately call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.