Suspect arrested after reports of sexual assault on train at Wolverhampton

A suspect was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on board a train after a message was sent out to transport police.

Officers from British Transport Police boarded the train within minutes of receiving a report of sexual assault
Officers from British Transport Police boarded the train within minutes of receiving a report of sexual assault

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) boarded a train at Wolverhampton on Sunday after receiving reports of the assault, quickly locating and arresting the suspect.

BTP has put out a message on social media that any incidents on public transport can be reported to BTP by texting 61016 and, in an emergency, always calling 999.

A spokesman for British Transport Police Black Country said: "Last night, officers at Wolverhampton responded to reports of a sexual assault on board a train.

"Officers arrived on scene within minutes of the report, locating and arresting the suspect."

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