These are 14 of the most shocking unsolved crimes on Lancashire's railways last year

These are 14 of the most shocking unsolved crimes on Lancashire's railways last year

From serious sexual assaults to gun offences, we can shed new light on the crimes going unsolved at Lancashire’s stations and on its trains. Records were obtained from British Transport Police under the Freedom of Information Act, but the force would not give us further details of specific offences. It says it is “completely committed to reducing and preventing crime”.

These are just some of the unsolved crimes that took place on the railway in Lancashire last year where no suspect was ever identified. You can read the full report here

A serious public disorder offence was reported when, at 6.35pm, it is alleged a person was racially or religiously abused. A suspect was identified, however there were issues with evidence and they were not prosecuted.

1. January 7, Blackpool North

A serious public disorder offence was reported when, at 6.35pm, it is alleged a person was racially or religiously abused. A suspect was identified, however there were issues with evidence and they were not prosecuted.
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A case of serious fraud was reported by Virgin trains.

2. January 25, Preston

A case of serious fraud was reported by Virgin trains.
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A serious line of route offence was reported at a telecommunications mast involving endangering railway passengers by unlawful acts.

3. January 28, Charnock Richard

A serious line of route offence was reported at a telecommunications mast involving endangering railway passengers by unlawful acts.
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A report of indecent exposure was made by Northern shortly after 10pm on Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018. No suspect was identified.

4. February 7, Chorley

A report of indecent exposure was made by Northern shortly after 10pm on Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018. No suspect was identified.
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