Woman is 'sexually assaulted in toilets at Ipswich railway station'

Urgent hunt for man after woman is ‘sexually assaulted in toilets at railway station’

  • A 36-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at Ipswich Station on August 19
  • Police have published new CCTV images of a man they are searching for

Detectives are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in public toilets on the platform at Ipswich Station. 

The suspect is accused of following a 36-year-old woman into the station toilets and sexually assaulting her before she managed to escape.

The woman shouted and then managed to get away from the man before running to find help. 

The suspect then left Ipswich Station following the incident at 5am on Saturday August 19. 

The British Transport Police have now released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in relation to their investigation.

Police are hunting for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 36-year-old woman in toilets at Ipswich Train Station

The attacker followed the 36-year-old man to the station from Ipswich town centre, the police said in a statement.  

The force urged anyone with information that may help with the investigation to contact them. 

The police force said anyone with information about the man could also call crime fighting charity Crimestoppers on their anonymous tip-off line.  

The British Transport Police asked members of the public whether they recognise the man shown in the CCTV images.  

The male sought by police is pictured wearing a white puffer jacket, white trainers, and ripped jeans. 

‘Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 121 of 19 August,’ the British Transport Police said in a statement. 

‘Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111,’ the force added. 

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