Man wanted by British Transport Police after woman sexually assaulted as she boarded Edinburgh-bound train at Preston railway station

A man is wanted by police after a woman was sexually assaulted as she boarded a train at Preston railway station.

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 6th July 2022, 12:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th July 2022, 2:42 pm

A woman travelling with her daughter boarded an Edinburgh-bound train at Preston railway station at around 8pm on March 16.

The woman was sexually assaulted after she moved aside to allow a group of men to go past her.

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Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after a woman was sexually assaulted as she boarded a train at Preston railway station (Credit: BTP)

On Wednesday (July 6), British Transport Police released a CCTV image of a man they believed could help with their investigation.

If you have any information that could help, text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 79 of March 17, 2022.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.