TWO men who asked a teenager to turn his music down on a train were subjected to homophobic abuse and attacked.

British Transport Police are appealing for information about the incident which happened on the 7.32pm Southeastern service from Charing Cross to Dartford on May 15.

When one victim asked the youth to turn the music down on his phone, the pair were verbally abused.

As the men, aged 46 and 45, tried to leave at Eltham, the youth and three friends spat at and abused them before punching them in the head and body.

The attackers remained on board until Dartford.

They are described as white, aged 15 or 16, of slim build, and around 5ft 7in or 5ft 8in tall.

Anyone with information about the attack should call 0800 40 50 40 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.