Deaf News: Homeless deaf woman attacked at London tube station

Posted on March 31, 2015

The Evening Standard has reported on a shocking attack on a homeless deaf woman outside a London tube station. The police are now searching for the woman who allegedly carried out the attack.


Police are investigating after a “vulnerable” homeless and deaf woman sheltering at the entrance to a London Underground station was attacked by another woman.

The 33-year-old victim was at the entrance to Wanstead Tube station in north east London on February 28 at around 8.30pm.

A woman approached her and apparently launched a physical attack.

She left the scene by making her way into the station and down the escalator with a man.

British Transport Police arrived to the scene within a matter of minutes, but the woman had left the station.

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