CCTV image released after partially-sighted man attacked on Sheffield to Leeds train

British Transport Police (BTP) has released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to following an assault on a vulnerable passenger.
British Transport Police (BTP) has released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to following an assault on a vulnerable passenger.

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a partially-sighted train passenger was assaulted.

The incident happened in the Northern Rail service from Sheffield to Leeds on Saturday, July 4, when a group of men targeted the vulnerable victim, a 49-year-old man from Loughborough.

The man police want to speak to

The man police want to speak to

PC Fiona Poyner said: “The victim was called names before being hit on the back of the head.

“This incident, which would have been frightening for anyone, was made even more so given that the victim is partially sighted. ”

n Contact police by texting 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B9 of 28/07/2015.