Police release CCTV images after man punched unconscious in hate crime at York station

Police believe this man may have information which could help

A man has been punched unconscious in a hate crime at York station.

This was after homophobic comments were made towards him.

Police have released CCTV images of a man believed to have information and urge anyone who recognises him to get in contact.

On Saturday 9th October, the victim walked by a group of men in the station concourse, one of which who made a homophobic comment towards him.

As the victim challenged the man, he was punched in the face, causing him to lose consciousness and hit his head on the floor.

The British Transport Police said: “The man then left the station while the other members of his group boarded a train.”

Police have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may have information that could help their investigation and urge anyone who recognises him or has any more information to contact the British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting the reference 2100075749.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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