Police Probe Reports Of Man 'Acting Indecently' On Belfast Train

Reports that a man acted indecently on a Belfast-bound train are currently being probed by police.

The alleged incident happened on the train from Newry at around 8.30am on Thursday 14 January.

The suspect is believed to be in his 30's or 40's, of heavy build, over 6ft in height and "going bald" with short black shaved hair, black stubble and a broad face.

He was wearing maroon leather work type boots and a wooly type jacket.

The train arrived to Great Victoria Street station at around 8.45am.
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A PSNI spokesperson said: "We believe that two people may have witnessed this behaviour and would like to speak to you about the incident.

"These two persons are described as a smartly dressed female in her 30's or 40's who left to sit at a different seat, and also a smartly dressed male in his early 50's with grey hair, who was sat next to the above male.

"If you believe this was you, or if you think you may have witnessed this male acting indecently, then please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 516 of 17/01/2019. Alternatively you can contact CrimeStoppers on 0800 5551111."


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