Man wanted in connection with assault on train in Cornwall

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an assault on a member of rail staff at Lostwithiel rail station Credit: British Transport Police

British Transport Police have released a CCTV image of a man they'd like to speak to following an assault on a member of rail staff in Cornwall. It happened on a train arriving at Lostwithiel Railway Station on the evening of Wednesday 5th December. PC Steve Campbell has issued this appeal:

“Following a ticket dispute on First Great Western’s 1916hrs Penzance - Plymouth service, a male passenger is alleged to have assaulted a member of staff on board the train.

“I am now issuing a CCTV image and appealing for anyone who can identify the man in this photograph as I believe he will have key information which can assist the investigation.

“I would also like anyone who witnessed the incident on the train to come forward.”

People with information are asked to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, quoting incident reference B7/WWA of 03/01/2013