Suspect who ‘elbowed man in head’ got off at Welwyn North station

PUBLISHED: 17:31 06 August 2019 | UPDATED: 17:35 06 August 2019

Police would like to speak to the man pictured. Picture: BTP.

Police would like to speak to the man pictured. Picture: BTP.

Archant

An image has been released of a man police wish to speak to after a passenger was allegedly elbowed in the head on a train travelling from London King’s Cross to Cambridge on the hottest day of the year.

Police are appealing for information about this man. Picture: BTP.Police are appealing for information about this man. Picture: BTP.

British Transport Police are investigating after reports that a man elbowed a 50-year-old man in the head around 6pm on the Thursday, July 25, which saw temperatures reach 38°C.

You may also want to watch:

After the alleged assault, the suspect then departed the train at Welwyn North station.

Great Northern services were delayed throughout the day as speed restrictions were in place due to the hot weather, while damage to overhead wires caused further problems.

Officers have today launched an appeal, and believe the man pictured may have information that could help their investigation.

Anyone who knows him is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference number 485 of 25/07/19.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times