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Witness sought in connection with sexual assault on a woman – Southend to Fenchurch Street

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We are appealing for your help to trace a key witnesses, who we believe can help us with our enquiries following a report of sexual assault.

A 18-year-old woman was sexual assaulted by a man she was traveling with on a Southend train bound for Fenchurch Street.

The incident took place between 8.55pm and 10.10pm on 12 March 2016.

Detective Constable Andy Parkinson said “Following the report, we examined CCTV from the train bound for Fenchurch Street and had uncovered images of three witnesses who we believed may have more information about what happened and can help us with our investigation.

"Two witnesses have been ruled out from our enquiries. Officers are still looking to speak with the man in the CCTV image who they believe  can help in the investigations. 

"I would like to thank the media and members of the public for their continued help. I would now ask editors to remove the man's image from the original appeal.

"I would urge any witnesses to come forward so we can establish the full circumstances behind this concerning incident.” 

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 490 of 14/03/2016. 

Alternatively, details can also be given to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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