Police seek abusive man with possible South Yorkshire connections

A man with possible South Yorkshire connections is wanted by British Transport Police
A man with possible South Yorkshire connections is wanted by British Transport Police
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A man with possible connections to South Yorkshire is being hunted by the police for being abusive to staff and passengers at a railway station.

British Transport Police launched an investigation after the man was abusive and threatening to a member of staff and passengers at Cleethorpes railway station when he enquired about tickets to Barnsley.

The incident happened between 5.30pm and 6.45pm on Wednesday, April 5, with the man described as being under the influence of alcohol at the time.

PC Neil Clarke said: “Everyone has the right to work and travel in a safe environment without feeling threatened or intimidated."

The man was white, aged in his early 30s, of an average build and around 5ft 10ins tall.

He had a shaved head and is thought to have possibly had a missing tooth.

He was wearing a grey, round necked T-shirt, dark shorts and spoke with a deep Yorkshire accent

Anyone with information should call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 180 of May 8.