Train CCTV appeal

11 August 2010, 08:40 | Updated: 11 August 2010, 08:54

British Transport Police need help to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident on board a train between Worcester Shrub Hill and Moreton-in-Marsh rail stations.

Officers have today released CCTV images of a man they believe can help with their enquiries into the incident which took place on Thursday, 15 July.

A 19-year-old woman on board the 18:49hrs service from Worcester Shrub Hill Station to London Paddington was using her mobile telephone as the train approached Moreton-in-Marsh.

train perventAs she ended the call, she became aware of a man sat across the aisle from her who was staring at her while exposing himself at the same time.

The victim rushed from the carriage in a distressed state and reported the incident to the train guard.

It is believed the man left the train at Moreton-in-Marsh rail station.

Detective Constable Richard Day said:

“This was a sickening and disgusting act which left the victim feeling shocked and upset.

“Enquiries are ongoing and after viewing CCTV from Worcester Shrub Hill, we have identified a man we would like to speak to so that we can eliminate him from our enquiries.

“I would urge anyone who recognises the man in these CCTV images to contact BTP straight away.”

Anyone who knows the identity of the man in these images, or his whereabouts, is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident number 616 of 15/07/2010, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.