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Last Updated: Saturday, 31 March 2007, 12:06 GMT 13:06 UK
Pc bitten on face in Tube attack
An off-duty police officer was bitten on the face when he responded to an announcement for police help on a packed Tube platform.

The officer was attacked on the westbound platform of the Piccadilly Line at King's Cross station during the evening rush hour on Friday.

He was responding to a PA announcement requesting assistance after reports of a disturbance, police said.

Lompongo Yimbe, 30, was later charged with causing grievous bodily harm.

The officer received medical attention for a serious facial injury and has since been released from hospital.

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