Woman is hunted by police after homophobic abuse was hurled at a gay man on a train back from Pride in Cardiff festival

  • Police want to speak to woman over an alleged homophobic attack on a train 
  • Officers have released a photograph of a woman they would like to speak to 
  • The alleged victim was returning home from Cardiff's Pride festival in August 

British Transport Police would like to speak to this woman who was travelling between Cardiff and Carmarthen on August 24

British Transport Police would like to speak to this woman who was travelling between Cardiff and Carmarthen on August 24

Police want to speak to a woman after a gay man allegedly suffered homophobic abuse while travelling on a train from Cardiff's Pride festival. 

British Transport Police has released a photograph of a woman on board the train between Cardiff and Carmarthen on August 24.

Police said a gay man returning home from that afternoon's Pride festival in Cardiff received homophobic abuse on the train. 

The image shows a woman with shoulder-length brown hair and wearing a black top on board the train between Cardiff and Carmarthen.

She is said to have hurled homophobic insults at the man on the day that more than 15,000 revellers celebrated Pride in Cardiff.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: 'A woman on the train is reported to have shouted homophobic abuse at a man.

'Officers believe the woman in the image may have information that could help their investigation.

'Anyone who recognises her is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference number 713 of 24/08/19.

'Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.'

Police say the incident happened at 10.43pm on Saturday 24 August on the train between Cardiff and Carmarthen.

The incident happened between Cardiff and Camarthen station on August 24 at 10.43pm

The incident happened between Cardiff and Camarthen station on August 24 at 10.43pm

 

Police seek woman following homophobic attack on a train passenger

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