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Appeal after Tube worker is grabbed by the throat

Police are trying to find two men after a member staff was assaulted at Northfields underground station in west London. The attack happened around 10.45pm on Sunday, 7 July.

CCTV image of one of the men police want to speak to Credit: British Transport Police

PC Neil Lane, the investigating officer, said: "Two men got off a westbound Piccadilly line train and tried to force open the locked luggage gate. When the station supervisor asked them to stop, one of the men pushed him before grabbing him around the throat and pinning him against the wall.

"Meanwhile, the second man followed another member of staff into the office and stopped her from calling police. When the supervisor managed to break free to go and help his colleague, he was hit around the head."

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 Credit: British Transport Police