CCTV images issued following vandalism at a Lancashire train station

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



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.”


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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