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Northolt pensioner jailed for threatening Tube staff

A pensioner who racially abused and threatened a member of Tube staff at Northolt station has been jailed.

Murtagh abused the member of Tube staff in May last year Credit: British Transport Police

Isleworth Crown Court heard how 72-year-old John Murtagh became agressive when asked to get off his bike in the ticket hall. He threw his bike to the ground and asked the member of staff if he wanted to go outside and fight. He was sentence to eight weeks in prison.