Police are hunting two men in connection with a serious assault at Barnes station, which left a 52-year-old man with severe injuries.

Officers have now released two CCTV images in connection with the assault, as they appeal for the public's help in identifying two men.

The incident took place on November 7 at around 12.25pm, the victim, a 52-year-old man, asked two men to wear face coverings on board a train.

The two men took exception to this and kicked the victim as he was leaving the train at Barnes station.

They then attacked him on the platform with a weapon believed to be a knuckle duster.

The victim was taken to hospital where he received treatment for several broken ribs and a punctured lung.

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A British Transport Police statement said it is believed the men in the CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation.

If you recognise them or have any information please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 180 of 07/11/20. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.