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Football fans chant racist abuse and sexually assault passengers - London to Worcester



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Detectives are appealing for witnesses after it was reported a large group of football fans sexually assaulted passengers and were racially abusive on board a train from London to Worcester.

On 22 December a group of around 20 football fans boarded the 6.22pm Great Western Service from London Paddington and began to chant racially abusive comments in front of families and children.

They were also seen to sexually assault a number of women on board the train.

It is believed they were Chelsea fans.

The group, who were all men, left the train at Worcester.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch so they can assist the investigation.

In particular, they believe a number of women who were sexually assaulted are yet to come forward and they would like to encourage them to do so.

If this was you, or you have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference216 of 04/01/19.

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