Elizabeth line train 'racially aggravated assault' near Paddington - images released by police

A racially aggravated assault was reported on an Elizabeth line train travelling towards Paddington station.

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British Transport Police (BTP) has issued images of two women officers want to identify as part of an investigation into a report of a racially aggravated assault on the Elizabeth line.

Video has circulated on social media of an incident on a train travelling towards Paddington.

BTP says a racially aggravated assault at approximately 10pm on Sunday (October 29) was reported.

Police say the victim, a 20-year-old woman, was "assaulted by two young women".

Detectives have issued CCTV images of two women they want to speak to.

British Transport Police detectives want to identify these women in connection with a racially aggravated assault on the Elizabeth line. (Photos by BTP)British Transport Police detectives want to identify these women in connection with a racially aggravated assault on the Elizabeth line. (Photos by BTP)
British Transport Police detectives want to identify these women in connection with a racially aggravated assault on the Elizabeth line. (Photos by BTP)

BTP says detectives believe the women in the images "may have information which could assist their enquiry".

Anyone with information can contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference number 439 of October 30 2023.

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