Group wanted after racist attack on bus
Mum and daughters were targeted during assault
POLICE have released CCTV images of a group of men they would like to speak to in connection with a racially aggravated assault on a bus in Uxbridge.
Officers are appealing for help to trace five young men after a woman, 40, and her 16-year-old daughter were punched and racially abused on the route U1 bus on the evening of Saturday, August 8.
The woman’s younger 11-year-old daughter was also racially abused by the men, but was not physically injured.
All five men boarded the bus at Crown Walk, Uxbridge, at about 7.45pm.
In a separate incident, police are also appealing for information after a pensioner was knocked to ground and had her handbag stolen in a ‘nasty and callous attack’.
At the time of
the incident, the bus was on Vine Street, Uxbridge heading in the direction of West Drayton, when a woman, who was travelling with her two daughters, was attacked by two of the men in an argument over seating.
Both the woman and her teenage daughter were hurt but did not require medical treatment for their injuries. The two men are described as white and aged between 16 and 20 years old; one was bare-chested at the time, the other spoke with a strong Irish accent.
If you can identify the men, call Hillingdon Community Safety Unit via 101 quoting reference CRIS 0916114/15.