Content warning: This story may include topics that could make some readers feel uncomfortable. On 27 November, retail worker Alan Hunter attended the Steps concert at the O2 Arena.
While on his way home from the event, the 35-year old was involved in a homophobic attack on the Jubilee line. According to a report from the PA News Agency, the attack occurred after Hunter asked a woman and her friends to stop using nitrous oxide balloons on the tube.
The request quickly escalated into an argument after the unidentified individual called him a “f***ing f****t”. After their heated exchange, the woman and her friends proceeded to assault Hunter in front of the other train passengers. “She pushed us twice in the head, grabbed my hair, I grabbed