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Police Want To Identify Man Over Homophobic Abuse At Train Conductor In Lincolnshire

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  • British Transport Police want to trace train passenger who hurled homophobic abuse at conductor in Lincolnshire


A man who hurled homophobic abuse at a train conductor on the Sleaford to Heckington service is now wanted by British Transport Police.

The incident happened at 6.10pm on Thursday, October 14th after the train conductor asked the male passenger for his ticket.

The passenger refused to show the conductor his ticket and hurled abuse at the member of staff as his left the train.

British Police have now issued a photo of a man they want to speak to in relation to the incident, and they are asking for help to identify the man.

The police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward, and for anyone who may now who the man is, to contact them.

A police spokesman said: “Officers investigating an incident of homophobic abuse against a member of rail staff on a train between Sleaford and Heckington are releasing this image in connection.

“At 6.10pm on Thursday, October 14, a train conductor asked a male passenger to see his ticket.

“The man refused to show the conductor his ticket and as he alighted the train, he made homophobic slurs towards them.

“Officers believe the man in the image may have information which could help their investigation.”

Police believe the man could live in Sleaford or in the Lincolnshire area.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident or can identify the man, then British Transport Police would like to hear from you. They can contact the police by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 512 of October 14, 2021.


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