Police are trying to track down a passenger seen doing chin ups on a bus after woman was punched in the face and racially abused.
CCTV images released by police show the man using the handrail after a woman was hit in the face on the 423 bus at Heathrow Airport. She was on her way home from a night shift and had intervened to stop another woman being abused at a bus stop.
– Metropolitan Police
The bus arrived at this point and when the victim, who is of Polish descent, boarded it the suspect followed her on to it. He continued to racially verbally abuse her before punching her in the face.
The victim ran off the bus whilst the suspect remained on it and got off in Hounslow. He was captured on CCTV on the bus and is seen doing chin-ups after the assault.
Police released images of the attack which happened on February 25 today and appealed for help to find the attacker. He is described as being a light-skinned Asian man with "untidy stubble". He is approximately 5ft 9in and of medium build.
Anyone with information can contact police on 020 3276 1351.