Investigation after man touched himself inappropriately while staring at woman on train from London to Leeds

Police are investigating after a man touched himself inappropriately while staring at a woman on a train in Leeds.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 3:00 pm
British Transport Police would look to identify this man in connection with the incident. Photo: BTP

it happened on the evening on Friday, May 7 on-board a service from London King's Cross station to Leeds Station.

The man sat opposite the victim on-board the train and demanded her name, where she was travelling to and what she was doing after the journey.

This made the victim uncomfortable, so she moved to a seat further away from the man.

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When the service was in the Doncaster area, the victim noticed that the man was touching himself inappropriately through his trousers while staring at her.

Both the man and the victim disembarked the train at Leeds.

The British Transport Police have now released a photo of a man they would like to identify as they believe he 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 666 of 07/05/21.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.