Police release images of men after violent assault on N207 bus

Images above: Two men sought by police in connection with a violent assault on the N207 bus

One woman was dragged down the stairs and off the bus and assaulted

Police have released images of two men sought in connection with a violent assault on a group of women on a bus in west London. At around 2.50am on Saturday, 20 January, a group of women were travelling on a route N207 bus near Holland Park Underground Station travelling from Tottenham Court Road.

They were approached by two males who made advances towards them. When they declined the men became physically and verbally abusive. One of the victims, aged 26, was dragged down the stairs off the bus and assaulted.Another victim, aged 24, sustained facial injuries after being assaulted.

Both victims were enormously distressed by the incident and are affected by it to this today, police say.

Police have released images of two men they would like to speak to. Anyone who can identify the males pictured is asked to call 101 ref 0987/20JAN24.

Alternatively post @MetCC or to remain 100% anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.