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CCTV image released after man assaulted on train in Merseyside

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Officers investigating an assault on board a Merseyrail service travelling between Hunts Cross and Southport are today releasing a CCTV image in connection. 

The assault happened at 8.10pm on 22 June. During the journey, the victim, a man in his seventies, began talking with another man on board the train.

The conversation became heated, with the second man punching the victim a number of times to the head. The victim sustained a number of injuries which required medical treatment. 

Officers believe the man shown in this CCTV image may have information which could help them investigate. 

If you know who he is, contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 601 of 22/06/2019. Or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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