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Racial abuse toward rail staff at Blackburn station - Lancashire

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Officers from British Transport Police are appealing for information following a racially aggravated incident at Blackburn station. 

A member of rail staff was racially abused by a man after he challenged him regarding a ticket irregularity. 

The incident happened by the ticket barriers on Saturday 22 July at approximately 4.50pm. 

After he racially abused the member of staff, the man left via the front exit at the station. 

CCTV images are now being released of a man officers wish to speak with in connection to the incident, as he may have information which could help with the investigation. If you know who he is then please get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 1700050045.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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