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Appeal for information following racially aggravated assault - Rotherham

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Do you recognise this man and woman?
We would like to speak to them in connection with a racially aggravated assault.

This unprovoked attack occurred on Sunday 4 June around 6.50pm, when a man in his late forties was verbally abused at Rotherham railway station as he waited on the platform.

The incident, which was reported to police on 22 June, left the victim visibly distressed.

We are keen to speak to a man and woman in connection with this incident as they may have information which could help with the investigation. The pair, both in their late fifties, were seen making their way down to platform two at the station.

Investigating officer PC Gareth Swiffen said “As part of our enquiries we’d like to speak to anyone who has any information about this incident. At BTP we do not tolerate hate crime and everyone should be free to use the railway network without fear of intimidation or abuse.

“We are today releasing a CCTV image of a man and women we would like to speak with in connection with our enquiries. If you know who they are then please get in touch as soon as possible. Your information could prove vital in our enquiries.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information about what happened is asked to contact PC Gareth Swiffen by calling BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text information to 61016, quoting reference number 413 20/07/2017.

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