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Witness appeal after assault on blind female - Sheffield/Stockport



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Officers are appealing for witnesses after a young blind female was assaulted on board a train between Sheffield and Stockport.

On 19 September between 12.15pm and 12.55pm a vulnerable blind female was pushed out of her seat and verbally abused by a group of drunk passengers.

Officers attended and identified the suspects at the scene, but are now appealing for witnesses to assist their investigation.

In particular, the victim is still yet to come forward. Officers would urge her to get in touch so they can get her account of the incident and offer their support.

If you have information about the incident, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference 260 of 19/10/18.

Alternatively you can phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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