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Blind woman is sexually assaulted at Rugby railway station

Blind woman is sexually assaulted at Rugby railway station while waiting with her white cane at platform: Police release CCTV image in appeal

  • Police are investigating a sexual assault on a blind woman carrying white cane 
  • Officers say the incident took place at Rugby station just before 5pm on July 26 
  • British Transport Police have released a CCTV image as part of an appeal  

Police investigating a sexual assault on a blind woman at a railway station have released an image in connection with the incident.  

British Transport Police said that the victim was stood with her white cane on the platform of Rugby railway station waiting for a train at just before 5pm on July 26. 

A man then approached and touched her inappropriately, officers said. 

Detectives have released this image of a man, pictured, who they believe may have information which could help their investigation

Detectives have now released a CCTV image of a man who they believe ‘may have information which could help their investigation’.

A police spokesman said: ‘Detectives investigating a sexual assault at Rugby railway station are today releasing this image in connection.

‘If you recognise him, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 442 of 26 July.

‘Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’


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The woman was stood on the platform at Rugby Railway Station on July 26 when a man approached and touched her inappropriately. Pictured: Rugby Railway Station platform

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