Police hunt for teenager who punched a woman in the face on Romford bus

Police were called to Upper Street at 12.40am.

Police were called to Upper Street at 12.40am.

Officers are searching for a teenager after a 26-year-old woman was punched on a busy bus in Romford.

The attack happened on a 165 bus in Brentwood Road, Romford, at 5pm on Monday.

The suspect is said to run off the bus with a friend after carrying out the assault.

He is described as white, aged in his late teens and was said to be wearing a black jacket and tracksuit trousers.

The victim was taken to an east London hospital for treatment to facial injuries.


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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating.

There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or @MetCC.

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