Train attack: Man beaten with baseball bat after leaving Romford station

Members of the public helped the victim after the attack

Members of the public helped the victim after the attack - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and robbed on a train which had left Romford a few minutes earlier.

The 23-year-old from Ilford was with his girlfriend on a service on March 11, around 1.50pm, when he got into an argument with three men, before being violently attacked by one with a small baseball bat as the train was between Maryland and Stratford stations.

A second man then took money from the victim’s pocket.

British Transport Police are especially keen to speak to members of the public who stepped in to help the man – who only suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting B4/LNA of 04/04/2013. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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