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Sexual assault on train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton

BTP officers investigating a sexual assault on board a train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton are appealing for more information.

The incident happened between 2.25pm and 2.50pm on Saturday 20 April.

A man is alleged to have assaulted a woman by groping and touching her in the vestibule area of the train.

He is also reported to have begun an altercation with two men while on the train and continued the argument on the platform of Wolverhampton station.

A 49-year-old man from Southport has been arrested in connection with the incident, however officers require further information. 

Anyone who witnessed the sexual assault is asked to text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 and quote reference number 302 of 20/04/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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