Police have traced three boys in connection with an assault where a man was punched in the face at a railway station.

Two boys punched a man, 68, at Romford rail station at around 4.30pm on April 26, causing him to fall to the ground.

One boy first knocked the man’s hat off and then the two others approached and attacked the victim.

All three ran out of the station, police said.

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Officers appealed to trace three boys in CCTV images who they thought may have information that could help with their investigation and have now traced them.

Anyone who recognises them is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016, or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 285 of 27/04/23.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.