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CCTV released of men sought over attack on woman

Police have released CCTV images of four men they would like to speak to in connection with an unprovoked attack on a young woman in central London.

The 22-year-old woman suffered serious facial injuries when the attack took place at the junction with Bainbridge Street, WC1, outside Centre Point.

CCTV images of men sought by police over attack of woman in central London. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The woman, who was with a female friend at the time, was attacked by three men who ran off towards Tottenham Court Road. All three men are black - there is no further description at present.

The attack happened in New Oxford Street at the junction with Bainbridge Street, outside Centre Point Credit: Metropolitan Police
Men are sought over the unprovoked attack. Credit: Metropolitan Police
Woman's injuries described as 'life-changing.' Credit: Metropolitan Police

Read: Unprovoked attack threatens sight in woman's eye

Woman suffers 'long lasting injuries' after West End attack

This attack has left the victim with serious, long lasting injuries.

If you were out in the area of New Oxford Street on the night of Saturday 31 August or you were on your way home at around 03.30hrs on the Sunday morning, do you remember seeing two women arguing with three men in New Oxford Street at the entrance of Bainbridge Street?

If so, please call Camden CID on 020 8733 6580 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

– Det Chief Insp Andrew Packer, Camden CID

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Unprovoked attack threatens sight in woman's eye

A woman may lose the sight in one eye after she was the victim of an unprovoked attack in central London. Police say the 22-year-old was assaulted by three men who then ran off. The attack happened in the early hours of Sunday, September 1.

The attack happened in New Oxford Street at the junction with Bainbridge Street, outside Centre Point
The attack happened in New Oxford Street at the junction with Bainbridge Street, outside Centre Point Credit: Google Street View

Appeal as Tube worker is left with fractured shoulder

Police are trying to trace a man seen on CCTV at Tottenham Court Road station after a Tube worker was left with a fractured shoulder. The attack happened around 5.40pm on Wednesday, 28 August.

CCTV from Tottenham Court Road station Credit: British Transport Police

PC Maya Olatilu, the investigating officer, said: “The victim, a Revenue Officer, was checking tickets and saw a man pass through the barrier directly behind another passenger. When the victim asked to see the man’s ticket, he barged into him with force to get away.

"The Revenue Officer fell to the ground and sustained four fractures to his shoulder, which left him in hospital for two days.”

CCTV from Tottenham Court Road station Credit: British Transport Police

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Man in court over Tottenham Court Road siege

A police officer at the scene in Tottenham Court Road on Friday Credit: Reuters, Luke MacGregor

A man has been charged over a London siege which closed one of London's busiest shopping streets.

Tottenham Court Road was closed for hours on Friday after a man stormed into an office allegedly making threats and carrying a weapon.

After negotiators and armed police were called, the suspect emerged and was led away by officers.

Michael Green from Stevenage is due before magistrates this morning.

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