A MAN put his hands around the throat of a train passenger who was travelling with his young daughter.
The incident happened between 7.54am and 8.25am on Saturday, October 14, on a train travelling from Sheffield to Doncaster, which is partly routed through Rotherham and the Dearne Valley.
A BTP spokesman said: “A man who was travelling with his young daughter was assaulted in an unprovoked attack by a male passenger.
“The male tried to strangle the victim by placing his hands around his throat.”
British Transport Police (BTP) have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
Anyone with any information should contact BTP on 0800 405040 or text 61016 giving reference 151 of 14/10.
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