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Racially aggravated assault at Reading station

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Racial abuse appeal Reading station 1900023547

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BTP officers investigating a racially aggravated assault on a member of rail staff are today releasing a CCTV image. 

The incident happened at around 9.30am on Monday 25 March at Reading train station.

A man had been asked to leave a train at the station following a dispute over a ticket.

He is then reported to have become racially abusive and punched a staff member in the face. He then ran off.

The suspect is understood to have travelled from Oxford and intended to get to Slough.

Officers believe the man in the image may have information that could help their investigation.

Anyone who knows him is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference 1900023547.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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