Man suffers broken nose in train station attack - police launch appeal for information

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Transport cops have launched an appeal for information after a man suffered a broken nose in a cowardly attack by a queue-jumping yob at Newcastle Central Station.

The 44-year-old victim was knocked to the ground after being struck the ground by a male after being involved in a row with a group who were attempting to jump the taxi queue at the station.

The man, who hails from Wrexham, sustained a broken nose, black eyes and bruising and soreness to his face.

The incident took place on Friday, 25 September at 1.10am in taxi queue outside Newcastle train station.

Now British Transport Police are appealing for potential witnesses to come forward.

PC David Waggott said: “The victim was attacked from behind by an unknown man who possibly may have been wearing a blue polo shirt and had a local accent.”

Anyone with information is asked to call British Transport Police on 800 405040 or text 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B9 of 29/10/2015. Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.