Alice released pictures of two men they wanted to talk to after a Polish man was beaten after asking for directions.
Scotland Yard said it had yet to consider the attack a hate crime despite the victim reporting he had been attacked when he told the men he was from Poland just minutes later on arrival in the capital.
The suspect threw him to the ground and punched the victim repeatedly in the face, Kamil Sobala told My London.
The attack was filmed by a member of the public from a pub around 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18, on Elizabeth Street.
Posting the video on Twitter, she wrote: “Hi, wondering if anyone knows these two lovely men in light gray suits punching this man for the life who just asked one question at Victoria Bus Station are not? No face, but any potential customer would be great. “
She later shared a graphic photo of the victim’s swollen face. He was taken to the hospital but was later discharged.
At this stage, there have been no arrests that police say.
They said the two accomplices fled on foot. They released images of a arrested suspect running from the scene on Ebury Street.
They are also releasing images of a second man, with darker hair, who appeared to be the other man’s accomplice and had stood by during the attack.
Anyone who can identify either men or has information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC, with reference 7204/18JUN.
Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.