Couple sought over reports of inappropriate sexual behaviour on train through Stratford

Officers want to speak to this couple following reports of inappropriate behaviour on train

Officers want to speak to this couple following reports of inappropriate behaviour on train - Credit: Archant

Officers have released an image of a man and woman they would like to speak to following a report of inappropriate sexual behaviour on board a train through Stratford.

The British Transport Police are appealing for the man and woman to come forward, following the incident on a train between London Liverpool Street and Clacton-on-Sea in Essex, on June 7.

Sergeant Alan King said: “We received a report of inappropriate sexual behaviour on the 9.20pm London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea train.

“The behaviour allegedly started at Liverpool Street and continued until the train arrived at Chelmsford. “There were a number of young children in the carriage at the time, who were moved away by their parents due to the behaviour.”

Officers are appealing directly to the man and woman pictured to come forward.


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Sgt King added: “I would appeal directly to the man and woman in the CCTV images to make contact with BTP so we can speak to them about this matter.

“We would also ask anyone who recognises them to get in touch. We are also appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet come forward to do so.

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“We take all reports of inappropriate sexual behaviour very seriously. Trains are shared public spaces and all passengers must behave in a way that shows consideration and respect to those around them.

“The public can report incidents on train and at stations, discreetly, by texting 61016.”

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting background reference E/B2 of 28/07/2015.

Information can also be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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