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Two women racially abused on board Northern service – Leeds to Sheffield

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Officers from British Transport Police are today releasing CCTV images in connection to a hate crime on board a Northern train to Sheffield. 

The incident happened on board the 7.06pm service from Leeds to Sheffield on Saturday 14 October. 

A member of the public who was travelling on the service witnessed a man racially abusing two women sat opposite him. The member of public then reported this to BTP by sending a text to BTP’s discreet reporting service 61016. 

The two women, who were wearing headscarves, did not report this incident to police.

Officers are now releasing CCTV images of a man they wish to speak in connection to this incident. 

If you know who he is, please get in touch as your information could help officers investigate. 

Likewise, officers would be very keen to hear from the two women who were racially abused. 

Any information can be sent to BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 560 of 14/10/17. Alternatively, pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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