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Brave Army Veteran Lee Wardie Stopped An Angry Bus Rider From Attacking Another Passenger

London police have released a video of an altercation that happened in March in order to help find their culprit.

Around 4 am on March 25, former army soldier Lee Wardle was taking a bus towards Clapham Junction. It was during this ride that he overheard a man having an obnoxiously loud conversation on his phone.

As he told the Evening Standard:

“A guy was sat on the top deck just in front of me having a really loud, obnoxious conversation using a lot of homophobic language.”

“The man was talking about having been to a gay club or bar, but he seemed to have gone there ‘with the view to pick up women’, he said.”

“He had some sort of altercation with an individual about this.” He added: “I think he said faggots should be killed. It was very distressing language.”

At that point, Wardle asked the man to stop using that language, which made the man angry enough to start a physical attack. While the culprit initially tried to attack Wardle, he later turned his attention to another man on the bus named Adam.

Wardle then jumped in to protect the third man who had been “repeatedly punched and knocked unconscious,” according to the Evening Standard.

Wardle, who was deployed to Afghanistan with the Grenadier Guards on 2009 and won a medal for his services in Northern Ireland in 1997 and 1999, had his story verified by CCTV images released by the police. In addition, another passenger recorded a video of the altercation (found above).

Police are now asking if anyone can offer information about the culprit with a shaved head, a goatee, and a blue suit on. If so, please call 101 and quote CAD 1045/25Mar18.

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very symbolic of traditional london versus the new homophobic immigrant london

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How do you know he's an immigrant? Just based off of his looks? I see your posts all the time and sometimes I agree with you, but this time you're just being straight up racist.

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and you've never agreed with me (which is fine)

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The accent too. Gay men have to stop being in denial and admit they've destroyed London by filling it with foreign homophobes. The gay men responsible for this might be self-hating, or maybe just stupid, but now younger gay men have to either leave the UK (or at least London) or live in constant danger. (Indians, though, have been good for UK society and added to it). 

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I can't speak on immigration in London and that wasn't my point. My point was that we don't know if this guy's an immigrant. Maybe he is, or maybe he's a natural-born Londoner. The police don't even know who this guy is, so we can't talk about immigration yet.

What you're really talking about is his race. If so, go on. I won't stop you, and maybe you're right. But at least be honest about it.

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Actually, I don't even know his race, but I don't think he's black. Looks Arab to me. 

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I wasn't talking about his race at all. I know who has been assaulting gay men in London these days. They haven't been black UK-natives. They're immigrants from the Carribean, Africa, and the Middle East. 

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Yes, by his looks. 

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Not gonna say it... buuuuuut...

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