CCTV released after man is sexually assaulted on train from Manchester Piccadilly

Police want to speak to the pictured man, who may be able to help their investigation.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 7th February 2023

Police are trying to trace a man in relation to a sexual assault against another man that took place on a train in Manchester.

The incident occurred on 1 December at around 10.30pm, on a train that departed Manchester Piccadilly.

That evening, a man boarded the train at the same time as the victim.

He then asked the victim to sit beside him at a table seat – before sexually assaulting him.

The man left the train at Stalybridge in Tameside.


Detectives who are investigating the sexual assault have released a CCTV image in connection with the case.

They believe that the man in the image may have information which could help their investigation.


If anyone recognises him, they should contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 4 of 02/12/22.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Featured image: BTP