Former top United Kingdom diplomat Christopher Meyer brutally beaten

Blanche Robertson
July 12, 2018

Sir Christopher, 74, was taking the London Underground home when he was attacked on Wednesday afternoon by two youths at Victoria Station, Westminster, who left him with injuries to his left eye, nose, and lip, reports The Times.

British Transport Police urged any witnesses to the incident to call them on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, with the reference 334 of 11 July.

She sad: "He looks bad".

A photo published in the newspaper shows the former ambassador in a hospital bed with his eyes closed and his face covered in blood.

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His wife said: "He looks bad".

She added: "I think we really need to stop this, if you can't walk in London because of fear of being attacked brutally". It's appalling - like something you would see in a war zone.

The attack came ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom, and the former diplomat was reportedly due to give television interviews to discuss the event.

'A 16-year-old boy from Hillingdon and a 15-year-old girl from Croydon were both arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm. He is opinionated, and sometimes people have different opinions, but the police told me they believe that it is more likely that they might have wanted to rob him. They have been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

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