Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on a young man, who was allegedly forced to apologise for being gay.
The 19-year-old, who was travelling on a Jubilee line train westbound, was also allegedly verbally and physically assaulted on October 21.
The attackers also allegedly took his mobile phone and threatened to stab him, after getting on the train at West Ham station.
British Transport Police released an appeal for information on Monday (December 4) and on Tuesday confirmed two 16-year-old boys are in custody.
They were arrested on suspicion of assault, said British Transport Police (BTP).
"Thank you you to the media and public for all your help in sharing the appeal," a BTP spokesman said.
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