Witness appeal after racial abuse on Sheffield-bound train

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a woman was racially abused on-board a train travelling between London St Pancras and Sheffield railway stations earlier this month.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 6:55 pm

British Transport Police say a man was racially abusive to a woman sat on the train as it travelled between London and Sheffield.

The incident happened on board the train between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 1 May

It is also reported that the same man was then abusive to a second woman in the same carriage.

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Sheffield Railway Station

A British Transport Police spokesman said: “One arrest has been made in connection, however officers are keen to speak to anyone that was on-board the service who may have witnessed the incident.”

Witnesses or anyone with information have been urged to contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 661 of 01/05/21.

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