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Witness appeal after sexual assault - Manchester to Cleethorpes



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Officers are appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault on board a TransPennine Manchester to Cleethorpes service.
At around 4.40pm on 6 March, a woman was sexually assaulted by a man as the train travelled between Doncaster and Scunthorpe. 
A 39-year-old man was arrested and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue. 
Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, in particular a group of women who spoke to the victim at the time, to come forward and help with their investigation.
If this is you, or you have any other information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 435 of 06/03/19.
Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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