People threatened at bus stops by man with meat cleaver

Police are appealing for help to identify a man they need to speak with after several people were threatened with a meat cleaver.

At 6.50am on Sunday, August 9 a man was chased from a Route 2 bus at bus stop J in Upper Tulse Hill in an unprovoked attack. He was not injured.

The suspect had been challenged regarding the non-payment of his fare.

Have you seen this man?

Less than an hour later the same man threatened a number of people and made a homophobic comment at bus stop P at Elephant and Castle before boarding a Route 196 bus.

Police are appealing for help to trace the man who was captured on CCTV.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Roads and Transport Policing Command via 101 quoting reference Cad 2611/09Aug.

If you wish to report anonymously please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or report online.

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