Man wanted following sexual assault on Merseyrail train

British Transport Police Officers investigating a sexual assault on a train between Freshfield and Southport station have released CCTV images in connection with the incident.

At around 10.45am on Sunday 27 March, a woman waiting on the platform at Freshfield station was approached by a man who engaged her in a conversation and began to make inappropriate sexual comments towards her.

The woman boarded a train and the man followed her. During the journey, he continued to make sexual comments towards her and sexually assaulted her before they both got off the train at Southport station.

Officers believe the man in the CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation.

If you recognise him, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 117 of 27/03/22.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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