Man grabs woman’s neck in argument at Greenwich station

PUBLISHED: 11:33 11 January 2012

Police made the appeal today

Police made the appeal today

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man grabbed a woman around the neck at Greenwich railway station.

Today’s appeal comes after a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed after the incident on December 13 at approximately 7.30pm.

Police are not releasing CCTV of the incident and would like to speak to a man and woman who stepped into calm the situation.

Detective Constable Andy Parkinson, said: “A heated argument took place between the suspect and the woman, which resulted in the man grabbing her around the neck and threatening her.

“I’m appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward and I’m particularly interested in speaking with a man and woman who intervened and helped to stop the incident from escalating.

“If you have any information, we’d like to hear from you. We treat these types of offences very seriously and your information could help this investigation.”

Call the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 quoting incident B3/LSA of 9/01/2012 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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