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Police appeal for help identifying man who punched 9-year-old on Abbey Wood bus

PUBLISHED: 09:34 23 May 2017 | UPDATED: 09:34 23 May 2017

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Bexley police are appealing for information and help identifying a man in connection with an assault in Abbey Wood.

The incident of actual bodily harm took place on a route 177 bus near Eynsham Drive on January 3.

Three victims aged nine, 11, and 13 became involved in an altercation between two male suspects on the top deck of the bus.

The male pictured pushed and then punched the nine-year-old on the nose.

A police spokesperson said: “One of the suspects has already been identified and is currently under investigation. However, we would still like to trace this outstanding suspect, as all other attempts have proved negative.”

Anyone with information is asked to please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or police on 101.

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