Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with a “homophobic” and “racist” incident in London.

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British Transport Police are looking to speaking to a man in connection to an incident in London, which they are calling a ” homophobic and racist incident”.

Two members of the public were allegedly subjected to homophobic and racist language during the incident which took place on Friday 10th March.

The police report that an elderly man was pushed off a train, and members of the public who tried to intervene were abused with homophobic and racist language. A man travelling on the service apparently became loud and abusive and pushed an elderly man from the train at Victoria.

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The report states that members of the public, a 33-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, challenged the offender’s behaviour and the man verbally used them with racist and homophobic language.

The incident happened on Friday 10 March at around 1.30pm, on the Victoria line southbound between Green Park and Pimlico.

Officers would like to speak to the man shown in the CCTV image as he may have information which could help with the investigation.

If you recognise him, please contact British Transport Police by calling 0800 40 50 40 or text information to 61016, quoting reference number 194 11/03/17.