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Police hunting man who sexually assaulted teenage girl on train

Police are hunting a pervert who sexually assaulted a teenage girl on board a busy commuter train

  • Police have launched a manhunt after a teenager was sexually assaulted on train 
  • Officers have released CCTV of the man at Wolverhampton Railway Station
  • The suspect is alleged to have assaulted the girl on the train to Shrewsbury  

Police are hunting a man after a teenager claims she was sexually assaulted on a train.  

British Transport Police have today released CCTV photos of a passenger they want to speak to after the girl said she was assaulted on a train travelling from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.

The man, who boarded the train at Birmingham New Street, is alleged to have inappropriately touched the girl in the vestibule area of the train. 

British Transport Police have released CCTV photos of this man, who they want to speak to after a teenager claimed she was sexually assaulted 

The incident happened between 5.25pm and 5.40pm on January 2. 

A BTP spokesman said ‘A man is reported to have boarded a train at Birmingham New Street.

‘He is then reported to have inappropriately touched the girl in the vestibule area of the train.

‘He left the train at Wolverhampton station and headed in the direction of Wolverhampton city centre.

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

The man, who boarded the train at Birmingham New Street, is alleged to have inappropriately touched the girl in the vestibule area of the train

The man, who boarded the train at Birmingham New Street, is alleged to have inappropriately touched the girl in the vestibule area of the train

‘Anyone who recognises the man, or who has more information about the incident, is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference number 404 of 02/01/18.

‘Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’

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