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Racist abuse at Benfleet station – Essex

BTP officers investigating racist abuse at Benfleet station in Essex are today appealing for further information. 

The incident happened at 4.10pm on Tuesday 23 April.

A man is reported to have become abusive to a 14-year-old boy in the entrance area of the station. 

He then became aggressive and racially abusive to staff when they attempted to intervene.

A 38-year-old man of no fixed address has been arrested in connection with the offence; however officers require further information about the incident.

Any witnesses are asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting 371 of 23/04/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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