Posted: Fri 2nd Sep 2016

Police seek man who attacked train guard in unprovoked attack at Flint station

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Sep 2nd, 2016

British Transport Police officers has released a CCTV image of a man they are seeking in connection with an unprovoked attack on conductor in Flint. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

At about 7.30pm on 16 July, the conductor was walking down the Llandudno to Manchester Piccadilly service when he came across a man without a ticket. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The man refused to pay and so was asked to leave the train at Flint. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

When the train stopped, the man punched the conductor in the face as he was leaving the train and ran off towards the station. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

It is believed he may be from the Wrexham area. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers would like to speak to the man in this picture in connection with the incident. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Investigating officer PC Sean Braithwaite said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“The conductor was just carrying out his job when he was subjected to an unprovoked and unacceptable assault. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“I ask anyone who recognises the man from this image to get in touch immediately.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting 494 of 16/7. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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