Man sought after ‘homophobic hate crime’ at London Underground station

Police have put out an appeal after a homophobic incident at a London Underground station.

British Transport Police released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident, which took place at Bank station on April 13.

File photo of Bank Station (Creative Commons/dksesh)

According to the police, a man “started yelling homophobic abuse at two men who were waiting for a Northern Line train”.

The two men “moved to a different area of the platform and boarded a train,” but the man continued to verbally abuse them.

BTP said: “Officers believe the man shown in this CCTV image may have information which could help them investigate.

File photo of Bank Station (Creative Commons photo/Flickr user Pommiebastards)

“If you know who he is, get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 187 of 14/04/2018.

“Alternatively, ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”