Man left with head injuries after suspected homophobic assault in Charing Cross

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Police in Westminster are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted by two men in a suspected homophobic attack.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was standing at a bus stop outside Charing Cross rail station on Saturday, 18 November at about 9.30pm.

He was approached by two men who shouted homophobic abuse at him before punching him several times. He sustained head injuries but he was not hospitalised.

The two men, who were both described as white, aged in their 20s and wearing dark jackets, ran away towards Trafalgar Square.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue. 

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident are asked to contact Westminster Community Safety Unit via 101 or Tweet @MetCC.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or