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CCTV images released in connection with arson onboard Wembley Park train

PUBLISHED: 08:02 02 March 2018 | UPDATED: 08:15 02 March 2018

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 158 of 28/02/18. pICTURE: BTP

Anyone with any information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 citing reference 158 of 28/02/18. pICTURE: BTP

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CCTV images have been released of a man transport police want to speak to in connection with an arson attack on a train.

Do you know this man? British Transport Police would like to speak to him in connection with an arson offence on a train to Wembley Park. Picture: BTPDo you know this man? British Transport Police would like to speak to him in connection with an arson offence on a train to Wembley Park. Picture: BTP

The incident happened just after 12am on Monday, February 5 on board a Metropolitan line train travelling between Northwick Park and Wembley Park stations.

A man set a number newspapers alight, placing them on a seat before walking away.

The fire was discovered by staff at Wembley Park station and put out.

The estimated damage to the train was put at a total cost of approximately £4,000.

A British Transport Police spokeswoman said: “Officers believe the man shown may have information which could help the investigation.”

Anyone with any information should contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text them on 61016 using reference 158 of 28/02/18.

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