Hunt to find men who hurled racist abuse on Piccadilly Line train at Sudbury Town

Black and Asian passengers were subjected to vile tirade for 35 minutes

Detectives have released images of two men they would like to speak to following a racist incident on a Tube train.

Two men hurled a tirade of racist abuse at Black and Asian passengers on the Piccadilly Line train for 35 minutes before getting off at Sudbury Town Station.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to contact them following the incident on Monday, April 23, between 6.35pm and 7.10pm,

DC Elaine Sexton, from the British Transport Police, investigating officer, said: “The men’s language was abusive and threatening and left the victims feeling extremely shaken. As such, we’d like anyone with information to come forward straightaway.

“London is a multi-cultural city made up of people from various ethnic backgrounds.

“Visitors from all over the world will be coming to the city over the next few months, and they deserve to travel without fear of being exposed to such ignorant behaviour.”

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Anyone with information or who recognises the two men pictured should contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

In all calls please quote log 528 of 23/04/2012.