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CCTV images issued following vandalism at a Lancashire train station

Posted on - 26th July, 2014 - 10:26am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News

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British Transport Police are appealing for help to trace a woman after a station windowsill in Lancashire was defaced with a cigarette lighter.

The incident happened at Kirkham Railway station at 11.30pm on Thursday, 19 June.

Two women sat on a bench in the booking hall rolling cigarettes.

One of the women then proceeded to melt the window sill with a lighter. The women could have been travelling on to Preston.

PC Peter Wilcock said: “This was a deliberate act which caused around £100 worth of damage.

“Fortunately, the damage was contained, but this incident could have resulted in a fire.

“We treat all acts of vandalism seriously and are making efforts to find those responsible.

“As part of our investigation we have isolated CCTV images of a woman who we believe can help us with our enquiries.

“Anyone who recognises her should get in touch with us.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference PSUB/B9 of 24/07/2014.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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