British Transport Police issue appeal to find man after sexual assault on train between Birmingham and Leeds

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British Transport Police have issued an appeal to find a man after a sexual assault on a train to Leeds.

Officers are investigating the assault on board a train from Birmingham to Leeds on March 17.

A spokesperson said: “At around 4pm, the victim was sat on board the Cross Country service when a man sat next to her. About an hour into the journey, he sexually assaulted her.

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“Officers believe the man in the image below may have information that could help their investigation.”

British Transport Police want to speak to this man about a sexual assault on a train travelling from Birmingham to Leeds.British Transport Police want to speak to this man about a sexual assault on a train travelling from Birmingham to Leeds.
British Transport Police want to speak to this man about a sexual assault on a train travelling from Birmingham to Leeds. | British Transport Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 416 of 17/03/2024.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.