A Mitcham man narrowly missed falling onto a central London Tube track after he was pushed.

The incident occurred on Monday, May 13, at about 11.10pm on the Northern line's southbound platform at Tottenham Court Road station.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Shipperlee, from British Transport Police, said: "The victim, a 28-year-old man from Mitcham, was standing on the platform when, unprovoked, he was pushed from behind by a man.

"The victim narrowly missed falling on to the track and has been left extremely shaken by the incident."

Officers have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40 quoting B5 of 14/05/13 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.