British Transport Police Officers investigating an incident on-board a train travelling from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North have released this featured image.
At just after 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday 21st July, a man seated within the train’s carriage was seen to hit a child three to four times on the head.
When challenged by the train conductor, he said ‘I can do what I want, he’s my son.’
Officers believe the man in the image, which was released on Friday 30th July, may have information which could help their investigation.
If you recognise him, or have any information, please contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 577 of 21/07/21.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.