Muslim woman in Hijab pushed into a moving train by a man in London

A pensioner has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was allegedly pushed into the path of a Tube train.

Police were called to Piccadilly Circus station just before 4.10pm on Tuesday, November 10, after the alleged incident unfolded on one of the station’s Bakerloo line platforms.

The female victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment to grazes to her face.

Yoshiyuki Shinohara, 81, of no fixed abode, was last night charged with attempted murder.

He appeared before Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday.

He has been remanded in custody until November 25 when he will appear before Blackfriars Crown Court.

Anyone with information should call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident 405 of 10/11/2015, or by texting 61016. Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.