Man assaulted on train between Leeds and Doncaster

A man was left with a black eye after being assaulted on a train travelling between Leeds and Doncaster.

Thursday, 17th August 2017, 12:05 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:25 pm
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The 24-year-old victim and a woman boarded a train at Leeds at 10.20pm on Saturday, August 5.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "They sat next to two men and were chatting and joking, when suddenly one of the men punched him in the face. It left him with a black eye.

"The suspect got off the train at Adwick train station, whil the victim stayed on until Doncaster and then informed police."

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Officers today released details of the assault along with an image of a man who they want to trace.

Anyone with information is asked to text 61016 or phone 0800 40 50 40, quoting 733 of 5 August.