Police release CCTV image of the man they want to speak to after two railway workers were beaten

A man punched two railway staff in an aggressive rage after missing his connecting train at Manchester Oxford Road station. The incident, which was reported earlier this month, is currently under police investigation.

British Transport Police have since released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to about the incident as they continue their investigation. The altercation broke out around 7 p.m. on May 18, 2022.

A man had become “aggressive” towards a member of railway staff after missing his connecting train. When a colleague approached to intervene, the man punched him in the head.

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As he left the station, police say he then punched another member of the train staff who tried to stop him from leaving.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “Officers investigating an assault at Manchester Oxford Road station are today releasing this related CCTV image. Just after 7pm on May 18, a man missed his connecting train at the station and became aggressive towards a railway staff member.

“A second member of staff approached to intervene, and the man punched him in the head. As he was fleeing the station, he struck another member of railway staff who attempted to l prevent it.

“Officers believe the man in the CCTV image may have information that could help their investigation.”

If you recognize him, or have any information, please contact BTP by sending an SMS to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 582 of 18/05/22. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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