Officers are appealing for the public's help to identify a man following a homophobic assault in Newham

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Officers are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man following a homophobic assault in Newham

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

 

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

The victim, a 20-year-old man, was approached by an unknown man while with friends at a bar on The Grove, E15, at 11pm on Friday, 19 August.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

At about midnight, the unknown man began to make homophobic comments towards the victim.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

The victim walked away from the man and sat down at another table. A short time later, the victim was hit by a glass on the chin.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

The victim was taken to hospital for stitches.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

Officers wish to identify and speak to the man in the image in connection with this incident.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

It is thought that he may be Russian or Georgian and spoke little English.

Officers Are Appealing For The Public's Help To Identify a Man Following A Homophobic Assault In Newham

Anyone with information or anyone who may know the identity of the man pictured should call 101 and quote reference 434/20AUG. To remain anonymous please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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