POLICE is urgently hunting for a man after a woman was SCAM in an unprovoked racist attack.
The horrific attack happened outside East Croydon train station, south London, at around 6:45pm on December 18.
Scotland Yard said the suspect pulled the 31-year-old victim’s hair, resulting in part of her scalp being ripped off.
The suspect then punched the woman in the back, causing her to collapse.
Police said the victim, who had just got off the bus, suffered a facial injury during the lengthy assault.
Met Detective Constable Becky Hughes, said: “Tackling violent crime, particularly against women and girls, remains a key priority for us.
“This is a completely unprovoked attack that continued while the victim was lying on the ground.
“I would urge anyone who was there, or who recognizes the person whose image we released today, to come forward. We need to identify him and speak to him. “
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 07880 429486 or 101 citing CAD reference 5448/18Dec.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or tweet @MetCC with any information.
There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.
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