'A stranger tried to kill me on the Tube'
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London Underground: 'A stranger tried to kill me'

Tobias French was about to get the Tube home when a stranger attempted to push him into the path of an oncoming train.

His attacker was found guilty of attempted murder and jailed for life.

Now Mr French, who lives in Bracknell in Berkshire, is warning other commuters to be aware when they are standing on the platform edge.

Dramatic CCTV pictures of the attack show how close he came to being hit. A second commuter, Sir Robert Malpas, was pushed on to the tracks minutes later and suffered a broken pelvis and head injury.

Paul Crossley, 46, of Leyton, east London, was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder at the Old Bailey in October 2018.

Video journalist: Adam Paylor

This video was first published on 19 June 2019 and has been updated to reflect the sentencing of Paul Crossley

  • 24 Jun 2019
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