A MAN was followed and beaten up by members of a gang with knuckledusters on Brentwood station's platform on Thursday March 6.

The 20-year-old entered the station at about 5.45pm and was approached by a male in the ticket office.

He was then followed onto platform three by a group of seven men before being assaulted by two of the gang, leaving him with a cut above his eye.

One of the attackers used an object believed to be a knuckleduster during the assault.

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses of the incident to come forward and help with their investigations. 

Anyone with information should call officers on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting LNA/B8 of 13/03/14.

Alternatively witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.