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Man spits at train guard in face – Runcorn East, Cheshire

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Do you recognise this man? 

We’d like to speak to him in connection with an assault of a train guard at Runcorn East station. 

At approximately at 11.10am on 7 June, a man was asked to leave a train after a guard discovered that he was not carrying a ticket. 

Once the man left the train he verbally abused the train guard - in an aggressive way – before spitting at her. The spit landed on her face and shirt, causing her distress. 

Officers believe the man shown in this CCTV image may have information which could help their investigation. 

If you recognise him or have any information which could help the investigation, please text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 712 of 27 June. Alternatively, ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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