British Transport Police

A man allegedly assaulted and verbally abused a member of rail staff after being questioned over having an incorrect ticket.

A member of rail staff on board questioned the man travelling on a train from Lincoln to Leeds with an incorrect ticket at 5.03pm on Tuesday, May 3.

British Transport Police said when the train was stood at Worksop station, the man grabbed his arm and pulled him whilst verbally abusing him. He is then said to have thrown a drink bottle at his leg.

On Wednesday, May 18 British Transport Police released a CCTV image of a man they believe may have information which could help their investigation.

They did not specify whether or not he is a suspect or a witness.

Do you recognise this man? | Photo: British Transport Police

Anyone who recognises the man, or has any information, is being urged to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 516 of 03/05/22.

Alternatively, information can be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Update – British Transport Police said on Friday afternoon a man has now been identified and officers are not looking to identify anyone else in connection with this case. The force added that the man will be going into a local station to be interviewed.


A man allegedly threatened to rape a group of women on a train and ‘beat them to a pulp dead’, claiming that someone else was coming to meet him to attack them.

The man was on-board a train from Nottingham to Lincoln when he approached a group of female passengers and began making violent threats towards them at around 9pm on Saturday, March 26. British Transport Police officers are now investigating the incident.

On April 7, British Transport Police released an image of a man who they believe may have information which could help with the investigation.

Anyone with information, or who recognises the man, is urged to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 713 of 26/03/22.

Alternatively, information can be reported through the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

British Transport Police are investigating a homophobic incident aimed at a rail staff member at Grimsby train station.

At around 6pm on February 14, a member of the rail staff approached two people sat on a bench at Grimsby station and asked if she could inspect their tickets.

The pair aimed homophobic comments at the staff member and officers believe the man and woman in the image may have information to help their investigation.

If you recognise them or have information yourself, contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 405040 and quoting incident 468 of 14/02/22.

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