Appeal for victims and witnesses after sexual assault on train – Exeter/Newport

Officers are appealing for witnesses and victims to come forward following a series of sexual and physical assaults on board a train from Exeter St Davids to Newport.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and victims to come forward following a series of sexual and physical assaults on board a train from Exeter St Davids to Newport.

On Wednesday 19 June between 4pm and 6.30pm, a man seen with a small dog on his shoulders was reported to have shouted racist and misogynistic abuse at fellow passengers. He also sexually assaulted a female passenger.

Detectives are appealing for any passengers who saw the incident or anyone who was a victim to get in contact.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40, quoting reference 706 of 19 June 2024.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

More from Exeter & East Devon News

On Air Now Ben Clark 7:00am - 11:00am
Now Playing
Crazy Gnarles Barkley Download
Recently Played

Schedule

  • Andy Green

    11:00am - 2:00pm

    Daytime Sponsored by Rose Lodge, news headlines, plus the chance to win some great prizes

  • Selina Ross

    2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Selina in the Afternoons

  • Elliot Woodford

    4:00pm - 7:00pm

    Drivetime Sponsored by Lovells Garage Ottery, with travel, news headlines, weather, tide times and afternoon mayhem

Today's Weather

  • Exmouth

    Sunny intervals

    High: 20°C | Low: 16°C

  • Exeter

    Low-level cloud

    High: 20°C | Low: 15°C

  • Dawlish

    Sunny intervals

    High: 19°C | Low: 16°C

  • Torquay

    Sunny intervals

    High: 19°C | Low: 16°C

  • Sidmouth

    Sunny intervals

    High: 20°C | Low: 16°C

Easy Fundraising

What's On