Rail worker is spat at during Longbridge Station assault

By Tristan Harris Thursday 10 July 2014 Updated: 14/07 01:02

POLICE have released CCTV pictures of a man they want to speak to in connection with an incident at Longbridge Railway Station where a member of staff was assaulted.

It took place at 9.30am on June 18 when the 47-year-old employee was overseeing a train leave the station.

He was approached by another man who spat in his face.

Investigating officer PC Mark Gowanlock, from British Transport Police (BTP), said: “Despicable behaviour such as this will not be tolerated and BTP will take every possible step to bring offenders to justice.”

Officers have spoken to witnesses and viewed footage of the incident.

PC Gowanlock said officers wanted to speak to anyone who recognised the man in the picture as they believed he would have information vital to the enquiry.

Witnesses or anyone with any information should call BTP on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016.

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

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