Police search for railway station attacker

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for the public's help to identify a man they would like to speak to after a man was assaulted in the waiting room at Kettering railway station.

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for the public's help to identify a man they would like to speak to after a man was assaulted in the waiting room at Kettering railway station.

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Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to following an assault at Kettering railway station.

Officers from British Transport Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man they would like to speak to after a man was left bleeding in the waiting room at Kettering railway station.

The images show a man officers believe will have information which can assist the investigation into the incident which happened on Thursday, October 18.

Investigating officer, Inspector Granville Sellers, said: “This incident took place between 3.30pm and 3.50pm when the victim, a 27-year-old man from Wellingborough, was at the station with a friend, a 19-year-old man also from Wellingborough.

“They went into the waiting room and shortly after a group of four men and one woman entered and approached them.

“An altercation ensued and one of the men punched the victim in the face, causing bleeding and a loosening a tooth, but leaving no lasting injuries.”

Officers are now issuing CCTV images of a man believed to be at the station at the time who they wish to speak to in connection with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference B4/NEA of 31/12/12, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.