Two Muslim women brutally attacked at London Tube station

Police released this image of the suspect

Police are appealing for information after a racially-motivated assault in which two women wearing hijabs were brutally attacked at a London Tube station.

Two women, aged in their 60s and 30s, were reported to have been verbally abused for wearing hijabs at North Ealing station. They were then attacked.

Both victims were taken to hospital, with the woman in her 60s suffering possible broken ribs. The younger woman suffered a black eye, bruising and internal bleeding.

British Transport Police released an image of a female suspect on Friday. The incident happened at 5.30pm on August 23.

Anyone who knows the suspect is being asked to contact the police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference number 442 of 23/08/19. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11.

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