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CCTV picture released after ‘peeping’ incident in Preston Station

Posted on - 28th April, 2017 - 4:53pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
A man's picture has been released by police in connection with the incident
A man’s picture has been released by police in connection with the incident

A man using the toilet at Preston railway station had an unnerving experience which has triggered a police appeal.

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Just after 12noon on Thursday 20 April a man was using the cubicle in the toilets.

As he did so a hand appeared on the floor of a neighbouring cubicle, catching the attention of the man on the toilet.

He looked down and saw the face of a man looking into the cubcle.

As he came out of the cubicle he challenged the man he had seen peeping in.

Railway staff also challenged the man who ran out of the station via the main subway.

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A CCTV picture of a man police want to speak to in connection with the incident has been released.

Investigating officer PC Neil Rawsthorne said: “I would like to speak to anyone who may have information about this incident or to anyone who was in the toilets at the time of the incident and saw someone acting suspiciously.

“This was an act of voyeurism and very concerning. Any information big or small could help.”

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 199 of 26/04/17.

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