Posted: Tue 7th Sep 2021

Police appeal after man starts fire in lift at Prestatyn train station causing £1,800 of damage

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Sep 7th, 2021

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Officers investigating after a man caused £1,800 of damage to a lift at Prestatyn train station have today released several images in connection. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Just after 1am on Monday 16 August, the suspect entered the lift at the station, before later urinating in the corner. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

At 5.40am, he lit a fire in the lift which melted the floor, causing major damage. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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After being asked to leave the station, he verbally abused a member of rail staff. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers believe the man in the CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you recognise him, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 79 of 16/08/21. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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