Hunt to find man after peacemaker’s wrist is broken in Paddington Station attack

Police would like to speak to this man

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

Police have released the image of a man after a peacemakers suffered a broken wrist when he was assaulted in Paddington Station.

The 21-year-old man was pushed to the floor by a man when he tried to stop him arguing with staff at the Burger King restaurant inside the station.

The man left the scene and boarded a train which he got off at Maidenhead.

The incident took place on October 28 at 12.30am but the image has been released today as part of a police appeal.

Detective Constable Martin Coburn, investigating officer, said: “The rail network is a safe place, and we want to keep it that way.

“Violence is unacceptable and we will do our utmost to ensure those responsible are brought to account.

“I think the man in the image we are issuing today has important information about this incident. Please tell us who he is.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference 142 of 1/3/16. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.