Station worker slapped in face
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to question about an assault on a member of staff at Leicester railway station.
A passenger who had narrowly missed a train to London became aggressive and slapped the face of a male member of staff who asked him to calm down.
The incident happened at 9.45pm on Sunday, July 1.
British Transport Police (BTP) yesterday issued a CCTV image of a man they want to trace.
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Pc Robert Spencer, of BTP, said: "This was an unprovoked attack on a member of staff simply doing his job.
"He certainly did not deserve to bear the brunt of the passenger's frustration and has been left shocked by the incident.
"We will do everything possible to track down the offender and bring him to justice.
"I would like to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may recognise the man pictured to contact police."
The suspect is a dark-skinned European male, 5ft 8in , in his late 30s and of medium build.
He has short, black hair and was wearing a black fleece top, dark three-quarter length trousers and trainers.
He also had a white racing bike and reddish-orange shoulder bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP on 0800 405040 quoting background log NEA8 of 26 July 2012.
Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.